The Indianapolis Star: Judge shuts down Gary ordinance providing protections to undocumented residents

IRLI In The News

November 18, 2020

By Johnny Magdaleno

The city of Gary’s “welcoming city” ordinance that placed restrictions on how local resources could be spent on the enforcement of federal immigration laws in the city has been struck down by a Lake County judge this week. 

The ordinance, which provided certain protections to undocumented residents and visitors in the city, was passed in 2017 after the Gary city council voted 6-3 in favor.

Read the full story at The Indianapolis Star.

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