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Colorado Town Unanimously Votes to Remain a Non-Sanctuary City

A small Colorado town’s council unanimously approves designation as a non-sanctuary city after progressive Denver’s mayor acknowledged the city was reaching a “breaking point” with an influx of immigrants. It was approved.

The mayor of Monument, a rural municipality located between Colorado Springs and Denver, I participated fox & friends On Wednesday, he criticized the city of Denver for using local resources to help non-citizens.

“The goal is for the city of Denver to understand that we will not accept immigrants on buses into our community,” Mayor Mitch LaKind said. “The main reason is that we don’t have the budget to match them and they don’t use taxpayer funds to support what they have decided to take on as a self-declared sanctuary city. is.”

People pack up and prepare to leave at the largest migrant encampment on 27th Street between Zuni Street and Olcott Street on January 3, 2024 in Denver, Colorado. (Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post)

The monument’s board of trustees voted unanimously 7-0 Tuesday to formally approve its non-sanctuary status. Denver Mayor Mike Johnston (Democrat) Appeared on NBC Meet the press now In January, he said his sanctuary city would “reach a threshold where we can no longer manage the influx.”

Johnston claims that the Mile High City has hosted nearly 40,000 immigrants since 2023, adding that it is “reaching a breaking point where there are not enough jobs or housing in the city to support this continued population.” We are reaching that goal,” he said. of migrants could be turned away from city shelters.

When asked by Fox News host Carly Shimkus about the influx of immigrants from Denver into the surrounding area, LaKind said there was “no room” for them at the monument.

In Denver granted Migrant families report spending 42 days in the shelter system and individuals 14 days. denver post. Once your time is up, you will have to find somewhere else to stay.

Mayor Rakind said that if migrants expect to be housed at the monument, “the town administration and police will work with federal agencies to pick up the migrants and bring them to the location where they need to be housed.” I’m going,” he said.

The mayor added that the Biden administration needs to “redirect” its flawed immigration policies.

“The president has the authority to do it. He had the power all along. He chose not to do it.”

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LaKind congratulated Mr.

“Last night, the Monument Town Council voted 7-0 to pass a resolution declaring non-sanctuary status,” he wrote. “We stand with El Paso County and Colorado Springs in not supporting Denver Mayor @MikeJohnstonCO’s actions that further encourage illegal immigration.”

“Mayor @Aron_Lam and the Keansburg Board also passed a no-sanctuary resolution last night.”

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