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Posts published by “Lin Nelson”

CIELO and immigrant rights network strengthen Olympia’s sanctuary city status

WIP’s September issue led with the story “Strengthening Sanctuary in our communities”.  This Olympia-area network began to take shape after the November 2016 election. People were enthusiastic about Olympia Council member Jessica Bateman’s proposal that Olympia declare itself a Sanctuary City:  at a minimum this means that local officials and…

Sanctuary:  organizations – reports and resources

Immigrant Legal Resource Center https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/local_options-20161215.pdf for direct download: https://www.ilrc.org/local-options “Local Options for Protecting Immigrants: A Collection of City & County Policies to Protect Immigrant from Discrimination and Deportation”  Lena Graber, Angie Junck, Nikki Marquez.  Sections include: County & Jail Provisions; Criminal Legal Provisions, City Provisions, Mapping Local Authorities https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/sanctuary_report_final_1-min.pdf “Searching…

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