What immigrant advocates want you to do if ICE agents come to your door
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f they ask to enter, ask if they have a warrant signed by a judge and if so, ask to see it (through a window or slipped under the door).”
“Get a trustworthy attorney & explore all options to fight your case,” the flier reads. “If detained, you may be able to get bail — don’t give up hope!”
Their fliers were made available in English and Spanish, along with Arabic, Chinese and Korean.
Written By NICHOLAS KULISH, CAITLIN DICKERSON and LIZ ROBBINS
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
In Austin, Tex., undocumented women working in a laundromat cowered in the back of the room, petrified after seeing a video and a photograph of apprehensions outside a local grocery store and burger joint.
A day laborer and mechanic in Staten Island told his 17-year-old son where the list of emergency contacts were, including the name of the guardian who would take responsibility for him and his two younger siblings.
In Savannah, Ga., undocumented restaurant workers were asking for rides rather than walking home, afraid they might be stopped and questioned.
As reports of immigration raids and roundups have rocketed across Twitter, Facebook and texts around the country, undocumented immigrants, their lawyers and advocacy groups are bracing for the increased enforcement that President Trump has called for.“These are agents going into apartment buildings or agents going to work sites,” said Ms. Volpe, who had a client arrested, along with five others, at a construction site in Washington last week.
“This is new.”School principals in Los Angeles have been sent a checklist of things to do in case immigration agents turn up. The Mexican government even warned “the entire Mexican community” in the United States “to take precautions and to keep in touch with their nearest consulate,” after the deportation of a woman who had previously been allowed to remain in the United States.