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Sanctuary Cities Undermined by Police Officers Working with ICE

New Mexico, California, Philadelphia, Chicago. These are some of the city, county and state governments that have attempted to protect immigrants from local law enforcement working with immigration authorities by becoming “sanctuary” locations. These sanctuary cities are meant to protect immigrants from a myriad of injustices, including holding people in jail…

Trump: Immigrants Are Animals

At a meeting with California officials, President Donald Trump called some undocumented immigrants “animals.” His latest hate speech is yet another example of unfounded rhetoric against immigrants — unproven information that his supporters, who are largely white and uneducated, continue to believe. “It’s so ridiculous, the concept that we’re even…

Fake ICE Posters Used in D.C. to Intimidate Immigrants

Phony posters made to look like a message from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were found hanging around Washington, D.C., on Thursday, prompting city officials to reaffirm D.C.’s status as a welcoming place for immigrants. The posters are labeled, “Sanctuary City Public Notice.” “Sanctuary city” is not an official legal…

Denver Finds Creative Way to Protect Immigrants

Denver passed a new law this week in an attempt to keep its immigrant residents off the radar of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Currently, immigrants who commit crimes pop up on ICE’s radar if their offenses carry a penalty of 365 days or more in jail. In the new…