ICE conducts immigration raid in Las Cruces
- Author: Sidney Guerrero Feb 18, 2017,
Feb 18, 2017, 0:52
A day later, ICE announced the number of arrested people was 161.
According to ICE, among those arrested during the raids were a Salvadoran national member of the MS-13 gang who was wanted in his native land for aggravated extortion; a Brazilian national who was wanted in Brazil for cocaine trafficking; and an Australian national who was previously convicted of lewd and lascivious acts with a child. "People are afraid to leave their homes".
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ICE officers in the Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, San Antonio and New York City areas of responsibility arrested more than 680 individuals who pose a threat to public safety, border security or the integrity of our nation's immigration system.
Previous reports verified that at least one immigrant had been arrested in Elmhurst. Of those, at least 40 were detained in the NY area, according to figures released by ICE.
In total, Obama had deported more than 2.5 million undocumented people by 2015.
President Trump has declared that nearly any immigrant living illegally in America would be targeted.
"Wake up, Republicans! This is President Trump's new America, and we should all be scared".
"President Trump's deportation force has struck our community and taken one of our own". Families have been upended and many don't know whom to trust.
Millona discourages people from going to notaries public, but instead suggests seeking help from qualified immigration lawyers.
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Thus an immigrant may be paying no income taxes while receiving indigent medical care or other non-cash benefits as well as TANF, CHIP, and other benefits as well as means-tested welfare programs for USA -born dependents without becoming deportable under the public charge provision of the law.
The attorney general's office has provided several ways to report potential fraud - Attorney General's Immigration Services Fraud Unit Hotline at (866) 390-2992 or email Civil.Rights@ag.NY.gov - and states that it will never inquire about the immigration status of those who contact the office.
Bitter condemnation from Queens' elected officials followed the nationwide raids.
Members of Congress from Thursday's meeting said out of the 686 undocumented immigrants arrested during last week's round-up, 120 did not have criminal records.
ICE officials say arrests like these aren't new.
Philadelphia is a sanctuary city. But those policies can not limit the scope of ICE. Joe Addabbo Jr. (D-Howard Beach) said.
The orders, Studzinski said, has her center asking: Is the administration broadening the type of person who gets picked up by ICE?
"As a former DREAMER and as a father, I am outraged by ICE enforcement actions to round up immigrants, issue deportations without due process, and conduct raids targeting and terrorizing the immigrant community".
In summaries of each of the five coordinated raids conducted last week, however, ICE explained it was taking a new course of action. The focus of these enforcement operations is consistent with the routine, targeted arrests carried out by ICE's Fugitive Operations teams on a daily basis.