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ICE warns Harvey victims of people impersonating immigration agents

By PoliceOne Staff
Août 30, 2017
Courtesy of Police One
HOUSTON — Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are warning the public after multiple reports of people impersonating Homeland Security Investigations agents.
According to a statement issued on the ICE website, the impersonators are telling people to evacuate their homes so they can steal from the empty houses.

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How ICE Uses Secret Police Databases to Arrest Immigrants

by Christie Thompson
Août 28, 2017
Courtesy of The Marshall Project
En 2011, then 19-year-old Luis Vicente Pedrote-Salinas was leaving a relative’s house and getting into his car when he was stopped by Chicago police. Officers found an unopened can of beer in the cupholder and booked him for underage drinking. He spent a night in jail, and the charges were dropped.
But that wasn’t the end of it:

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Trump Administration Ends Immigration Program for Central American Kids Fleeing Violence

By Alex Zielinski
Août 24, 2017
Courtesy of San Antonio Current
Actuellement, there are nearly 3,000 minors fleeing violence in their home countries of El Salvador, Guatemala or Honduras awaiting federal approval to settle in the United States. Last week, the Trump Administration extinguished that hope.
On August 16, le AMÉRICANO. Department of Homeland Security cancelled the Central American Minors (CAM) program, a federal immigration option created in 2014 under the Obama Administration’s guidance. This program offered U.S. entry to minors fleeing violence in Central America’s “Northern Triangle,” the tri-country region doused in rampant gang violence and …

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Latinos are Spending Less at Retailers Amid Deportation Fears

by Daniela Galvez
Août 24, 2017
Courtesy of Latina.com
It’s been less than eight months since Donald Trump became commander-in-chief. Since then the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) has conducted a series of arrests across major cities across the country, spreading fear among undocumented immigrants.
As enforcement increases, Latino consumers have cut down on spending due to fear of mass deportation, Reuters reports. Many retailers have already taken notice of this change in consumer behavior in Latinos, who are the fastest growing minority consumer group in the U.S.

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How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Has Heightened the Barriers to a Black-Brown Coalition

by Natalie Y. Moore
Photos by William Camargo
Août 31, 2017
Chicago is one of the most segregated major cities in the nation. It’s also the second-most segregated along black-brown lines, after Detroit.
During the Great Migration a century ago, hundreds of thousands of black Southerners ventured to Chicago in search of a better life. Racist housing policies confined them to an area known as “the Black Belt,” setting the stage for ongoing segregation.

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Federal Judge Blocks Texas’ Ban on ‘Sanctuary Cities’

by Manny Fernandez
Août 30, 2017
Courtesy of The New York Times

A federal judge in San Antonio on Wednesday blocked Texas from enforcing its ban on so-called sanctuary cities, questioning the constitutionality of a law that has pitted Republican state leaders against several Democratic-leaning cities.
The judge’s ruling was only temporary, and prevents the law from taking effect on Friday while a suit against it goes forward.