LONG BEACH VALUES ACT OF 2018
On March 13, 2018, the Long Beach City Council adopted the ‘Long Beach Values Act of 2018’ which established procedures for the requesting, collecting, maintaining and disclosing of sensitive information and the enforcement of federal immigration law.
ABOUT THE VALUES ACT
The City of Long Beach is committed to continue fostering trust between City officials and residents and visitors to protect local resources, encourage cooperation between public and City officials and to ensure public safety for all. The Long Beach Values Act expands the City’s support for California Senate Bill No. 54, more commonly known as the 'California Values Act', and is implemented through City Manager Administrative Regulation (AR8-33). This Regulation is applicable to all City departments and offices responsible directly to the City Manager. It is also requested that elective offices and other independent offices and departments of the City comply with these procedures in the interest of administrative uniformity.
Related Policies and Initiatives
- LBPD Special Order – Federal Immigration Enforcement
- Federal Legislative Agenda
- State Legislative Agenda
- Long Beach Values Act of 2017 – Full Text
- Long Beach Values Act of 2017 - Initial Direction
Immigrant and Refugee Resources
The City of Long Beach’s Office of Equity provides links and information on a variety of legal, health, education and employment resources for immigrants and refugees. Visit their website for more information.