What is happening? ICE has started to deport immigrants who are in the country without papers. This includes immigrants with criminal history, immigrants with old orders of removal, and immigrants who have applied for and been denied immigration status. ICE has begun raids at people’s homes, at work, and also at public places like malls.
How to prepare yourself: Find a lawyer or community based organization that you know or trust and make sure they have a copy of your name, A number, date of birth, and emergency contact information. Also