ICE Raids on Undocumented Immigrants Scheduled to Begin on Sunday

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A protester supporting undocumented immigrants during women march, Portsmouth (New Hampshire, January 20, 2018 (Shutterstock).

Nationwide raids to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants are set to begin on July 14, three weeks after President Donald Trump delayed planned raids in 10 cities. 

Officials said that the raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will be conducted over several days and will include “collateral” deportations, The New York Times reported. “Collateral” deportations occur when immigration officials detain undocumented immigrants that are at the scene of a raid, even if they are not the initial targets of that raid.

Family members who are detained together will be held in family detention centers in Texas and Pennsylvania. However, some may stay in hotels due to space limitations until travel documents are set up.

ICE will target at least 2,000 undocumented immigrants who have been ordered to be deported and remained in the country….

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