Here, we are gathering information about affirmative resolutions and laws passed in city and state governments, as well as positive steps taken by the business and higher education sectors.
The Model Campus Safe Zones Resolution Model language was developed for K-12 school districts that are contemplating adopting protections for their immigrant students. (Developed by ACLU of California, Advancement Project, Asian Americans Advancing Justice|California, Asian Americans Advancing Justice|Los Angeles, National Immigration Law Center, and Services, Immigrant Rights, and Education Network (SIREN))
- SB 54 California Values Act was passed by the California Senate and would bar the use of state and local resources for immigration enforcement, and refuse to detain or transfer anyone for deportation without a judicial warrant.
- CA SB 31, State Agencies: Disclosure of Religious Affiliation Information was introduced and would prohibit state agencies from providing or disclosing to the federal government information about a person’s religious affiliation when the information is sought for the purpose of compiling a religious affiliation database.
- (2/14) The College Park City Council voted to support DACA and condemn Trump’s travel ban
- (2/13) Annapolis City Council Passes Non-Discrimination Bill
- (9/28/2016) New York City Council passes resolution declaring support for Muslim communities, affirming the religious pluralism of the United States, and urging all residents to stand together for peace and understanding.
- (1/13) The Borough of State College is officially an inclusive and welcoming place for immigrants and local residents regardless of their immigration status and strongly condemns any attempt to register or track individuals based on religion, ethnicity, national origin, or citizenship, such as the proposed “Muslim registry”.
- (12/12/2016) The Seattle City Council adopted the city’s first Anti-Hate resolution, calling on Trump to condemn hate speech and acts of violence and to revoke potential Cabinet appointments of individuals connected to advancing hate.
- Several universities have indicated their opposition to the executive orders on the Muslim ban, refugee ban and immigration enforcement including the University of Michigan, Duke University, and Rutgers University.
- The tech sector has come out in full force against the EO, with statements from CEOs of Google, Apple, Microsoft and more.
- A roster of leading U.S. tech companies, 97 in total, were among the first filers of “friend of the court” briefings in the challenge by Washington and Minnesota to the executive order.