ICE Raids

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Amid Fears of ICE Raids, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Pledges Support to Immigrants

As reported by KTLA 5, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Chief Michel Moore released a joint public statement pledging support to everyone in Los Angeles — regardless of their immigration status. The announcement came after renewed fears that ICE deportation raids were about to start in Los Angeles and…

Alert: 150 Immigrants Arrested in Latest ICE Raids in Los Angeles

On September 26th, 2019 the Los Angeles Times reported on the latest mass deportation raids in Southern California. Officials told the paper that at least 150 immigrants in communities across the Los Angeles area were arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Unfortunately, even though state and local officials in California have taken important…

Is ICE Targeting Cambodian Immigrants in Los Angeles?

On November 3rd, 2017, the Los Angeles Times filed a disturbing report regarding recent ICE raids occurring throughout the state of California, including in Los Angeles County. According to the reporting, there is strong evidence that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), under President Donald Trump, is stepping up raids against certain immigrant communities. Specifically, immigrants…

What We’ve Learned About ICE Raids

From the moment that then-candidate Donald Trump first announced his run for the presidency in June of 2015, he has used extremely harsh rhetoric when speaking about immigrants. Indeed, his presidential announcement speech contained several offensive lines regarding Mexicans and other immigrants. As the 2016 presidential campaign moved forward, Trump’s actual policy proposals began to…

What To Do If a Loved One Dies in ICE Custody

There have long been serious concerns regarding the treatment of detainees by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). According to ICE’s own internal records, 141 immigrants died in ICE custody between 2003 and 2013. Many observers believe that the agency’s negligence and mistreatment of detainees have contributed to a significant number of those deaths. For…

Is School a Safe Zone?

Through both offhand remarks and his official statements, President Donald Trump has repeatedly asserted that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will be far more aggressive under his watch. For undocumented immigrants and their families, this has resulted in very tense times, as there are serious questions over when and where ICE agents can conduct…

ICE Raids

United States Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) is the federal agency responsible for overseeing border security and immigration. In the early weeks of the Trump Administration, there have been reports that ICE is increasing raids within American communities. Unfortunately, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Trump Administration have continuously failed to provide the…