Immigration and Customs Enforcement

School District of Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
February 17, 2020 - 5:42 pm
A pregnant mother was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on Feb. 11, as she dropped her child off at a South Philadelphia Head Start program. An ICE spokesman said she was later released for humanitarian reasons, but School District of Philadelphia officials are...
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Carmela Hernandez has lived at Germantown Mennonite Church for nearly a year.
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Cherri Gregg
November 27, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Carmela Hernandez, a Mexican mother of four, will celebrate her second Thanksgiving Day in sanctuary. She is launching a new form of protest to bring attention to her case. Read more here.
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Doctors Held by ICE
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CNN
November 01, 2019 - 10:47 am
Held behind bars as they pleaded for asylum, these two men say they watched people around them receiving poor medical care, but — despite their years of training — felt powerless to help.
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco.
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo, File
August 16, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Rachel Lerman, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It's the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech...
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Germantown Mennonite Church.
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Justin Udo
July 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia church that is currently providing shelter to an undocumented family speaks out on the latest round of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids across the country and the church's struggle to help keep the family from being deported. One of the first...
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Immigration authorities are expected to begin conducting raids in nine cities today, targeting about 2,000 immigrants who courts have ordered to be removed from the country, a US official has said.
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July 14, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Catherine E. Shoichet, Maria Santana and Jim Acosta (CNN) -- Immigrant rights advocates across the United States say they've seen few signs of the ICE raids that Trump administration officials had warned would begin Sunday. Does that mean officials changed their plans? Or is the operation still...
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About 100 people interrupt the Independence Day Parade to protest conditions for migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
July 04, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police arrested 33 people who sat down in the middle of the city's Independence Day Parade. They were protesting conditions for migrant families on the U.S.-Mexican border. About 100 people gathered at Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters at...
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Immigration Enforcement
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June 22, 2019 - 11:59 am
By Veronica Stracqualursi, Priscilla Alvarez and Geneva Sands, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he's delaying US Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that were planned to take place Sunday in 10 major US cities. "At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 15, 2019 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The third circuit court of appeals has upheld a lower court ruling that Philadelphia's immigration policy is legal. The city can keep its "sanctuary city" policy on immigration and still receive federal grants. Philadelphia sued the U.S. Attorney General after the...
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joins supporters of President Donald Trump
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 14, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 11:47 a.m. By Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress rolled toward resolving its border security brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion Thursday, preparing to approve a compromise averting a new government shutdown...
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