“Constant fear” persists after massive Mississippi raids on undocumented workers

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“Constant fear” persists after massive Mississippi raids on undocumented workers

August 8, 2019 | Camilo Montoya-Galvez | CBS News
In what officials touted as the largest single-state immigration enforcement sweep in U.S. history, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents rounded up nearly 700 undocumented immigrants at seven food processing plants in Mississippi on Wednesday.
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How To Help The Families Impacted By The Massive Mississippi ICE Raid

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How To Help The Families Impacted By The Massive Mississippi ICE Raid

August 9, 2019 | Tiffany Diane Tso | Refinery29
The Mississippi Center for Justice is looking for people to provide legal assistance to the hundreds of immigrants impacted by the ICE raids. Fill out this Google Form if you are licensed attorney interested in helping out. You can also donate to their fundraiser on Facebook.
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Groups to sue Trump administration over rule making it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens

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Groups to sue Trump administration over rule making it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens

August 12, 2019 | Sunny Kim | CNBC
Approximately 380 workers remained in federal custody at three different Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing centers in Louisiana and Mississippi after the raids Wednesday. The three centers are Pine Prairie, LaSalle and Adams County, said ICE spokesman Bryan Cox. About 300 had been released, many of them parents, after video circulated of children left in tears because no one was there to pick them up after school.
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