The City Council resolution declares Portland "a welcoming city, a sanctuary city, and an inclusive city to all."
By Rachel Monahan
March 19, 2017
Besides serving the symbolic purpose of reiterating the city's refusal to aid federal immigration enforcement, the resolution also has at least one concrete action attached.
It requires the city's Human Resources Bureau along with the Office of Equity and Human Rights and the City Attorney's Office to develop, within 90 days, a plan for training city workers on how to "respond" to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
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