Local governments have the authority – and responsibility – to serve and protect their communities without regard to citizenship status. To mitigate against the harms of forced participation in federal immigration detention and deportation efforts, local governments must adopt policies to ensure all of their constituents feel safe and welcome in their community. Use these resources to learn what can be accomplished through local policy reform, and how you can make such reforms a reality.
Issue Briefs & Reports
- Justice for Immigrants: A Roadmap for Local Communities
- Citizens on Hold: A Look at ICE’s Flawed Detainer System in Miami-Dade County
- SPLC, Prison by Any Other Name: A Report on South Florida Detention Facilities