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  • Capital & Main

    Fire and ICE: Inside California’s Fight Against the Trump Immigration Crackdown

    Many California officials have fought hard to oppose the new anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric. That power is limited, however, presenting a painful challenge to immigrants caught in the cross-hairs, and to those trying to defend them.

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    Fire and ICE: Beyond Sanctuary

    California citizens have declared they will defy the federal government to protect the estimated 2.6 million undocumented immigrants woven into the state’s civic, economic and spiritual life. Here the nationwide wave of resistance to President Donald Trump has become a tsunami.

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    Fire and ICE Video: Adelanto — Rendered Invisible

    The Adelanto Detention Facility, operated by a private, for-profit prison company for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is California's largest immigrant detention center. Recently two detainees died within weeks of each other there.

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    Fire and ICE: Images of Immigrant Activism

    A slide show by photographer Joanne Kim.

  • Capital & Main

    Fire and ICE: Blurring the Border Between Immigration and Crime

    Some California cities are rethinking their law-enforcement relationships with ICE, but others are likely to continue their joint operations with the agency because of the additional personnel, intelligence-gathering capacity and cash that it brings to crime fighting.

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    Fire and ICE: California Gets Ready for Workplace Immigration Raids

    In California, the potential impact of workplace raids is enormous. Of the nation's estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants, over 2.6 million live in this state – almost one in every 10 California workers is undocumented.

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    Fire and ICE Video: Whitehouse Supremacy

    For decades white nationalists were a fringe element in American politics. But now anti-immigrant extremists with ties to white supremacists hold key positions at the highest level of government.

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    Fire and ICE: Detention Deaths in the High Desert

    Immigration detainee Norma Gutierrez says she wasn’t hospitalized after suffering a seizure at the Adelanto Detention Facility. Instead, she was taken in handcuffs to a cold room with a bed, a toilet and two blankets. Gutierrez says she remained alone there for four days.

  • Capital & Main

    Fire and ICE: Hiding in Plain Sight

    Co-published by The American Prospect Juana was on a train headed to work when she saw a Facebook post about ICE’s presence at Union Station – a stop she wasn’t headed toward but which, nevertheless, is on the same line she was riding. She avoided public transportation entirely for the next five days.

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    With the failings of large banks in the news, Capital & Main assembled a panel of bankers and advocates last week to discuss an alternative vision for an industry that affects the lives of nearly everyone in the country — at a time when the Republican Congress is stripping away consumer protections at every turn.

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  • Fire and ICE: Hiding in Plain Sight

    Fire and ICE: Hiding in Plain Sight

    • April 26, 2017

    Co-published by The American Prospect
    Juana was on a train headed to work when she saw a Facebook post about ICE’s presence at Union Station – a stop she wasn’t headed toward but which, nevertheless, is on the same line she was riding. She avoided public transportation entirely for the next five days.

    READ MORE
  • Fire and ICE: Detention Deaths in the High Desert

    Fire and ICE: Detention Deaths in the High Desert

    • April 26, 2017

    Immigration detainee Norma Gutierrez says she wasn’t hospitalized after suffering a seizure at the Adelanto Detention Facility. Instead, she was taken in handcuffs to a cold room with a bed, a toilet and two blankets. Gutierrez says she remained alone there for four days.

    READ MORE
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