Prop. 205, Tucson Families Free & Together will be voted on in the General Election on Nov. 5, 2019.

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Info on this initiative from Ballotpedia: https://ballotpedia.org/Tucson,_Arizona,_Sanctuary_City_Initiative_(November_2019)

A yes vote would be a vote in favor of the following:

  • declaring in city code that Tucson is a sanctuary city;
  • restricting law enforcement officers from actions to determine a person’s immigration status under certain conditions;
  • prohibiting officers from contacting federal law enforcement agencies to determine a person’s immigration status; and
  • prohibiting city employees from inquiring about a person’s immigration status, among other policies.
A no vote would be a vote against declaring in city code that Tucson is a sanctuary city and restricting actions of police officers regarding the determination of immigration status

 

Website for Tucson Families Free and Together, with 46 endorsing partners/politicians of Prop. 205:

https://www.familiesfreeandtogether.org/endorsing-partners/

including Pima County Democratic Party, Green Party of Pima County, National Lawyers Guild, Pima Area Labor Federation, Planned Parenthood, LD 3 Rep. Andres Cano, Pima County Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams, etc.  Just announced and not on the website yet is an endorsement from the ACLU of Arizona.

UPDATE 10/4/19: District 5 Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias has endorsed Prop. 205:

https://tucson.com/opinion/local/pima-county-supervisor-richard-elias-yes-on-proposition-for-sanctuary/article_1ae3bf8f-12e6-56c3-99aa-4c3a25e800b8.html

Tucson Weekly newspaper ran several sanctuary city articles in their September 26 edition: https://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/sanctuary/Content?oid=26596975

Vote yes by Zaira Livier, Exe Director of Tucson Families Free & Together:

https://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/vote-yes-on-prop-205/Content?oid=26596978

Vote no by Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik:

https://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/vote-no-on-prop-205/Content?oid=26596980

The Mayor and Tucson City Council (all Democrats), as well as Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus, and the Pima County Republican Party are against Prop. 205. Also in opposition is the Tucson Assn. of Realtors, as well as the Southern Arizona Leadership Council.

UPDATE 10/18/19: Also opposed is Chicanos Por La Causa: https://tucson.com/opinion/local/chicanos-por-la-causa-prop-not-good-for-community/article_7e5ed67c-219c-5b31-9979-db88ca39edbb.html

Vote wisely on or before Nov. 5, 2019.

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