Safe Haven/Sanctuary Statuses in Nevada

Click here to read The Nevada Independent‘s ‘The Nevada Indy Explains: Immigration lawyers explain sanctuary cities’ from 1/27/17:

Q: Does the term “sanctuary cities” mean anything?

A: The term is mostly symbolic and can mean different things to different people, but it’s tied to policies that have real meaning. Municipalities can make a range of moves that could be considered “sanctuary” provisions….(read more)

Cities, Offices, and Officers

Click to read The Nevada Independent‘s report on Nevada’s sanctuary and safe haven statuses, covering:

Governor’s Office
Clark and Washoe Counties
Clark County School District
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Cities of Reno, Sparks, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson

Washoe County School District

Click here for the text of Washoe County School District’s Safe Haven Resolution.

“Unless specifically required by a valid court order, district employees, contractors, volunteers, and representatives will not use district resources for the purpose of detecting or assisting in the apprehension of persons whose only violation of law is or may be being an undocumented resident in the United States, or failing to produce documents authorizing residency in the United States, or other information protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act,” part of the resolution states.

Click here to read an article from on the 2017 re-affirmation of the Washoe County School District’s Safe Haven Resolution.

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