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PHOTOS: Washington, D.C. Advocates Call on ICE to Stop Raids in Their City

Hundreds of people in Washington, D.C. took to the streets on Monday to protest recent discriminatory Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in the city. “Not in our neighborhood, not in our city” chants could be heard while signs that read “full rights for all immigrants” could be seen in the Columbia Heights neighborhood. The … Continue reading »

Ohio Faith, Union, Political, and Child Welfare Leaders Join Concerned Citizens in Expressing Outrage Over Sandusky Immigration Raid

Across the state, Ohioans are outraged at the military-style immigration raid carried out by federal agents at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center in northern Ohio.  At this link are quotes from leaders denouncing the raid and expressing concern for the futures of affected workers, children, families, as well as our values as a country. Two … Continue reading »

A Tale of Two Towns and Two Immigration Raids

A Decade After Largest-Ever Immigration Raid Devastated Postville, IA, Morristown, TN is Reeling From Another Raid, Destruction of Families A recording of the call is available here Ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the mass workplace raid on Agriprocessors in Postville, IA, another immigration raid was conducted, this time at a meat processing plant outside of Morristown, TN … Continue reading »

A Tale of Two Congressional Responses to Immigration Raids

In NY-22, Rep. Claudia Tenney is Silent, While in NC-4, Rep. David Price Shows Up and Speaks Out New York Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-22) has a lot to say. She’s incensed at Canada for a pricing scheme that undercuts New York’s dairy industry. She’s outraged that leaders in New York want to ensure that every driver on the state’s roads … Continue reading »

Tenth Anniversary of Postville, Iowa Immigration Raid Planned

Public Invited to Remember and Recommit to Significant Action POSTVILLE, Iowa – On Friday, May 11, 2018, the tenth anniversary of the Postville, Iowa, Immigration Raid will be observed in Postville.  It will be a time to remember the 389 persons arrested on May 12, 2008, to recognize this defining moment as a Summons to challenge … Continue reading »

Warrantless Raid at NY Dairy Farm Violates Founding Principles of United States

But Rep. Claudia Tenney Has Nothing to Say The story of ICE’s warrantless raid on an upstate New York dairy farm is drawing national attention and outrage, yet the local member of Congress, Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY-22), is awkwardly avoiding the issue. The only related public commentary from Rep. Tenney has been a reaction from an office spokesperson, … Continue reading »

ICE Conducts Warrantless Raid on a Dairy Farm in Upstate NY as Part of Trump’s Mass Deportation Strategy

Will Rep. Claudia Tenney Stand Up for the Employers and Workers in her District or Stand with Trump and his Excesses? Across America, immigration officials in the Trump Administration have been operating in a cruel and unaccountable manner. On April 5, 2018, Trump officials arrested 97 immigrants at a meat-processing plant in rural Tennessee. It … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “ICE raided a meatpacking plant. More than 500 kids missed school the next day”

Life in the Trump era is especially difficult for immigrant families. CNN’s Catherine Shoichet explores the ripple effects of ICE’s deportation strategy following last week’s workplace raid in Tennessee. After Trump’s agents arrested nearly 100 people, over 500 students missed school the next day.    The piece is excerpted below and available online here. Kids who are supposed … Continue reading »

John Kelly Ordered ICE to Portray Immigrants as Criminals in Order to Justify Raids

All year, Donald Trump’s mass deportation force has been rounding up tens of thousands of immigrant mothers and fathers who have committed no crimes. Now, it turns out former DHS chief John Kelly was behind an effort to plant a false narrative to justify their arrests. The evidence is laid about in a piece by … Continue reading »