August 2019

Nearly 700 People Arrested in Massive Mississippi ICE Raids

A series of ICE raids at seven Mississippi food processing plants has left numerous children separated from their parents. According to WJTV reporter Alex Love,the children had to be taken in by neighbors and strangers as they had nowhere to go.  Alex Love, via Twitter Approximately 680 undocumented immigrants were apprehended during the raids. It is possibly the largest worksite enforcement operation to ever take place in a single state. According to ICE, those arrested will be either be prosecuted for crimes, deported immediately or required to go before an immigration judge. Bryan Cox, ICE Spokesperson, via Huffpost