Boulder County instructs employees not to provide immigration information to federal agents

Article subtitle: 
Commissioners: Local government not obligated to enforce immigration laws
Article CAIRCO note: 
Boulder City Council declared themselves a Sanctuary City in January 2017
Article author: 
Sam Lounsberry
Article publisher: 
The Times-Call
Article date: 
26 June 2018
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

The Boulder County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a new policy prohibiting county employees from providing federal immigration agents any records or information regarding residents' citizenship status unless those authorities have a warrant.

The new direction to county staffers requires them to alert a supervisor and the County Attorney's Office if any federal immigration agent contacts them seeking access to residents' immigration records or any non-public areas of county buildings.

Additionally, no county employee shall inquire about the immigration status of an individual, except when required by law ...