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File #: 45903    Version: Name: SUBSTITUTE - Resolution Condemning Recent Executive Orders, Reaffirming the City of Madison as an Open and Welcoming City, and Confirming the City’s Policies on Federal Immigration Laws.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/30/2017 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 2/7/2017 Final action: 2/7/2017
Enactment date: 2/10/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00125
Title: AMENDED SUBSTITUTE - Resolution Condemning Recent Executive Orders, Reaffirming the City of Madison as an Open and Welcoming City, and Confirming the City’s Policies on Federal Immigration Laws.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, Marsha A. Rummel, Larry Palm, Tim Gruber, Maurice S. Cheeks, Mark Clear, Matthew J. Phair, Sara Eskrich, Denise DeMarb, Amanda Hall, Ledell Zellers, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Steve King, Michael E. Verveer, Sheri Carter, Zach Wood
Attachments: 1. Spanish_English version.pdf, 2. Version 1.pdf, 3. SUBSTITUTE - Bilingual version.pdf, 4. 45903 ver. 2.pdf, 5. ver.3.pdf, 6. Proposed Amendment 45903.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
2/7/20171 COMMON COUNCIL    Action details Not available
2/7/20172 COMMON COUNCIL    Action details Not available
2/7/20173 COMMON COUNCIL Amend the Substitue  Action details Not available
2/7/20173 COMMON COUNCIL Move the Previous QuestionPass Action details Not available
2/7/20173 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Substitute As AmendedFail Action details Not available
2/7/20174 COMMON COUNCIL Amend the Substitue  Action details Not available
2/7/20174 COMMON COUNCIL Move the Previous QuestionFail Action details Not available
2/7/20174 COMMON COUNCIL A vote was taken on the motion to adopt.Pass Action details Not available
2/7/20174 COMMON COUNCIL Substitute as Amended And Make the Main MotionPass Action details Not available
2/7/20174 COMMON COUNCIL A vote was taken on the motion to adopt.Pass Action details Not available
1/30/20171 Attorney's Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.

Title
AMENDED SUBSTITUTE - Resolution Condemning Recent Executive Orders, Reaffirming the City of Madison as an Open and Welcoming City, and Confirming the City’s Policies on Federal Immigration Laws.
Body
WHEREAS, the City of Madison recognizes its diversity as one of its greatest strengths and appreciates the culture and history of our various communities of people, including immigrant communities, all of whom add to the greatness of our City; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has a proud history of supporting policies that prohibit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and disability; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison opposes immigration-related laws, practices and policies by any jurisdiction that risk racial and ethnic profiling; and

WHEREAS, utilizing local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration laws has been resisted by many police agencies because, instead of making the communities safer, these efforts have had the effect of alienating the immigrant communities and reducing cooperation with the police, creating fear, discouraging the reporting of crime, and victimizing victims; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison is not an agent of the federal government and established law provides that the federal government cannot commandeer or compel local officials to enforce federal law; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison is dedicated to providing all of its residents fair and equal access to services, opportunities and protection; and

WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Madison finds that the cooperation of all persons is essential to achieve the City’s goals of protecting life and property, preventing crime and resolving problems; and

WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Madison finds that assistance from a person, who is a victim, or a witness to, a crime is important to promoting the safety of all residents; and

WHEREAS, the cooperation of th...

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