Immigration Reform

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Issues Statement on Report From ICE on Declined Detainers

U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran issued the following statement on the Report from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Declined Detainers: “The U.S. Conference of Mayors has serious concerns with the Declined Detainer Outcome Report ICE released today. “It lists jurisdictions as non-compliant that are currently complying with federal law, [...]

By |2017-03-21T06:12:45+00:00March 21, 2017|Criminal and Social Justice, Immigration Reform, Press Room|

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Registers Strong Support for Refugees and Immigrants

Washington, D.C.  – The U.S. Conference of Mayors top officers issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s Executive Order issued late Friday halting the admission of refugees or other immigrants into the United States: “At our June 2016 annual meeting The U.S. Conference of Mayors adopted policy recognizing our country’s “strong tradition [...]

U.S. Mayors, Police Chiefs Concerned with Sanctuary Cities Executive Order

Washington, D.C. – The following joint statement was issued today by U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran and Major Cities Chiefs Association President and Montgomery County, MD Chief of Police J. Thomas Manger regarding President Trump’s Executive Order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States: “Mayors and police [...]

U.S. Mayors Call for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. – The nation’s largest and most influential group of mayors this week called on Congress and the Administration to fix the country’s broken immigration system and immediately begin working toward the enactment of comprehensive immigration reform. At a press conference during The United States Conference of Mayors' (USCM) 85th Winter Meeting in Washington, [...]

By |2017-02-22T09:32:43+00:00January 19, 2017|Immigration Reform, Mayors and Police Chiefs, Press Room|

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran On the U.S. Senate’s Immigration Cloture Votes Today

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s Immigration Cloture votes today: “The nation’s mayors commend the United States Senate for today refusing to proceed to a vote on two bills that would have further broken, not repaired, the nation’s [...]

By |2017-02-22T09:33:12+00:00July 6, 2016|Immigration Reform, International Affairs, Press Room|