State and Local "Sanctuary" Policies Limiting Participation in Immigration Enforcement

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This report discusses legal issues related to state and local measures that limit law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities. It includes legal background and select limitations on immigration enforcement including traditional "sanctuary" policies, declining to honor immigration detainers, shielding juveniles from federal detection, and modifying criminal sentences to avoid immigration consequences.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 28, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Garcia, Michael John

Legislative Attorney

Creator (Author):
Manuel, Kate M.

Legislative Attorney

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 28, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report discusses legal issues related to state and local measures that limit law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities. It includes legal background and select limitations on immigration enforcement including traditional "sanctuary" policies, declining to honor immigration detainers, shielding juveniles from federal detection, and modifying criminal sentences to avoid immigration consequences.

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23 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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