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Conservative Counties Challenge Colorado’s ‘Dangerous’ Sanctuary City Laws

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
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Two Colorado counties are challenging the state’s laws that restrict local law enforcement’s ability to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. On Monday, a lawsuit was filed against Colorado through Democratic Governor Jared Polis by Douglas and El Paso Counties, who argue that the state’s sanctuary city laws are dangerous and unconstitutional. The suit challenges two laws, HB 19-1124 and HB 23-1100, which prohibit police from detaining an illegal immigrant based on a civil immigration detainer from an agency like ICE and block local governments from working with the feds to...

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