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General News    H3'ed 6/24/19

Trump Says Hold off on Planned ICE raids; Many Dem. Mayors Flat Refuse to Cooperate

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The Washington Post reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement planned to target about 2,000 families who had received deportation orders in up to 10 cities — including Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston — starting on Sunday, even though the president had originally claimed on Monday that “millions” would be removed.

NYC's de Blasio: Residents “won’t be divided by a sick plot to tear families apart and force immigrants into the shadows,” while Newark Mayor Baraka  joined other urban mayors from around he state in calling the raids “racist, bigoted, and inhumane. This outrageous tearing of families apart and causing fear in communities across America is a political stunt, coming on the heels of Trump’s kickoff of his reelection campaign. We stand with our immigrant communities and are committed to protecting them, regardless of actions of Trump.”

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