Report: ICE Preparing Nationwide Immigration Raids
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will reportedly begin arresting thousands of undocumented migrants across at least 10 major cities Sunday with the goal of enforcing deportation orders. The New York Times cited two current and one former homeland security officials saying family members arrested together would be sent to family detention facilities when possible. The report follows a recent pledge by President Donald Trump that such an operation would start “fairly soon.”
Are border crossings on the rise? They’ve actually declined from a 13-year high in May, while arrests fell 29 percent last month.
Check out OZY’s feature on Mexico’s own migrant crisis.