The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute says nearly 300,000 undocumented immigrants could be quickly deported under a new rule.
Immigration advocates say a recent announcement of ICE raids was intended by the Trump administration to create fear in immigrant communities.
Seven immigrant children have died under the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policies.
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Nowhere is the risk of undercounting immigrant residents higher than in California, whose immigrant population is nearly twice the national average.
Orlando Zepeda and Evelyn Hernandez are immigrant activists. Neither has a backup plan in case TPS isn’t renewed next year, other than “to keep fighting until we have permanent residency.”