ICE Arrests Over 150 in Raids in Northern California

by DemocracyNow! / The States

In Northern California, agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, have carried out a slew of raids, arresting over 150 people since Sunday. The deputy director of ICE, Thomas Homan, has also attacked Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for having warned the community about the impending raids in a statement and press conference over the weekend. While Homan called her warning to the community “reckless,” Mayor Schaaf said, “We know that law-abiding residents live in fear of arrest and deportation every day. My priority is for the long-term well-being of Oakland, and I know that our city is safer when we share information that leads to community awareness.”

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