Fort Collins is known for making lists, usually of the “best place” variety.

But sometimes it gets on lists that don’t necessarily fit its image or reality, such as lists of “sanctuary cities.”

What a sanctuary city is actually is not clearly defined. Many sources I checked said the term has no legal meaning.

But generally speaking, it’s applied to a local government that has policies or procedures that shelter illegal immigrants. Such policies might include not prosecuting someone solely for violating federal immigration law.

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