Colorado town declares itself a non-sanctuary city as Denver grapples with immigrant influx

As Denver continues to struggle to absorb the city’s flood of immigrants, a nearby Colorado town unanimously decided in a 7-0 vote this week that it would not become a sanctuary city. 

On Tuesday, the Monument City Council reviewed a resolution that was “drafted by a press conference held by El Paso County Commissioners and Colorado Springs City Council member Dave Donelson,” the Colorado Springs Gazette reported. Mitch LaKind, the mayor of Monument, Colorado, told Fox and Friends First on Wednesday that the town did not have the financial resources to take on an influx of immigrants in the way Denver, a sanctuary city, has.

“The goal is to make sure that Denver knows that we will not be accepting any busloads of migrants into our community,” LaKind said. “The
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