On April 17, the City Council of Alameda voted 4-1 to have staff prepare a Sanctuary City ordinance to prevent city business and monies from going to ICE data brokers or participants in “extreme vetting”.
Sponsored by Vice-Mayor Malia Vella, the SCCIO was developed by a 19-organization coalition working under the name #DeportICE, and anchored by Oakland Privacy. The coalition’s work focuses on strengthening immigrant protections in the Bay Area’s sanctuary cities to remove loopholes and assist local governments with sanctuary policies from indirectly subsidizing and or cooperating with the Trump administration’s aggressive civil enforcement ramp-up.
Read more at www.deportice.org
Alameda Sanctuary City Contracting Ordinance Support Letter (1)
Alameda Sanctuary City Contracting Ordinance To Cut Data Pipes To ICE