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AG Sessions cites Denver case before threatening loss of funding to sanctuary cities

Threat of "clawing back" funds looms
That is why the American people hired President Trump.
Denver Channel 7
Monday, March 27, 2017
National News

[...] The Department of Justice will issue over $4.1 billion in federal grants to cities, counties and state governments to aid in law enforcement efforts in 2017, but only to jurisdictions in full compliance with new directives made by President Donald Trump and laws currently on the books ...

ICE report targets 'uncooperative' cities in Colorado; local agencies say they're in line with law

The Denver Channel
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Colorado News

Several Colorado agencies are named in the first weekly report issued by federal immigration authorities that documents where undocumented immigrants committed crimes and which local law enforcement agencies allegedly failed to comply with immigration detainers.

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CO sheriff’s policies on reporting to ICE are all over the map - inteactive map

Colorado Independent
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Colorado News

Without a statewide policy, sheriff’s departments decide whether — and when — to inform ICE about immigrants in their custody

Denver’s population of people living in the country illegally larger than in Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco

Inside city limits, Denver’s population outnumbers other major cities while the metro area ranks No. 17
Denver Post
Friday, February 10, 2017
Colorado News

Denver ranks among the 20 U.S. metro areas with the largest numbers of people living in the country illegally, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.

Fiscal cost of sanctuary cities

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Northglenn joins list Colorado cities that won’t enforce federal immigration laws

Sanctuary cities will lose federal funding under Trump's pro-law enforcement administration
Denver Post
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Colorado News

Northglenn on Monday joined Aurora and Denver in declaring that its police force will not enforce federal immigration laws against those who haven’t “committed criminal acts.”

The policy statement came during a City Council meeting Monday night and was passed as a resolution unanimously...

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