Starting November 8th, under the Due Process for All ordinance, San Francisco sheriffs will no longer hold people for ICE deportation except in a very small set of circumstances.
As part of the San Francisco Immigrants Rights Defense Committee (SFIRDC) CUAV helped to pass the Due Process for All Ordinance, one of the most progressive anti-SComm laws in the country. S-Comm is a federal deportation program that has torn apart millions of families since it’s enactment in 2008.
This is a huge win for our local LGBTQ movement, for immigrant communities, and for San Francisco as a trail blazer for immigrant justice.
Read this write-up in the Astraea Foundation newsletter about our win.
Read this factsheet for more info on the law and what it means for San Francisco.