Democrats Are Ready To Tie ICE’s Hands. But What Will Gov. Polis Do?

Article CAIRCO note: 
From article: But on the campaign trail in his quest for statewide office, Polis said he wouldn’t sign any “sanctuary” bills.
Article author: 
Allison Sherry
Article publisher: 
Colorado Public Radio
Article date: 
26 February 2019
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

Some lawmakers and immigration advocates want Colorado laws to go farther in shielding undocumented immigrants from federal immigration authorities.

Legislation that will be introduced in the coming weeks would ban sheriffs from holding immigrants at ICE’s request and prohibit agencies from entering into federal agreements that deputize local police as ICE agents.

Lawmakers also hope to ban a handful of semi-public entities — including hospitals, public universities, court-ordered alcohol treatment centers — from furnishing any information about their clients or students to ICE without a warrant signed by a judge ...

The legislation is supported by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Colorado Immigrant Rights Organization and other groups....

CAIRCO Research 

Colorado Community Media:  Polis... voted against the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, a proposed 2017 law that would outlaw so-called “sanctuary cities” where officials don’t aid the federal government in deporting illegal aliens.