United Kingdom  

Forest charities helping immigrants after ICE raids

Video Credit: WAPT - Duration: 02:04s - Published
Forest charities helping immigrants after ICE raids
Forest charities helping immigrants after ICE raids
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

CENTER WILL BE OPEN FROM 8 INTHE MORNING TO 8 AT NIGHT.ORGANIZERS SAY THEY WERE OPENINTO THENIGHT LAST NIGHT ASSISTINGFAMILIES ANDNEARLY 150 CHILDREN IN NEED.WEDNESDAY MORNING...I.C.E AGENTSARMED WITH WEAPONS AND SEARCHWARRANROUNDED UP 680 WORKERS AT SEVENFOOD PROCESSING PLANTS INCENTRALMISSISSIPPI.JEN: WERE YOUR PARENTS TAKEN?CLAUDIA: MY MOM WAS 2GIRLS...BARELY TEENAGERS LIVINGINFOREST MISSISSIPPI...SAY A YEARAGO...THEIRFATHER WAS DEPORTED.WHEN THEIR MOTHER WAS DETAINEDBY HOMELAND SECURITYWEDNESDAY...THESISTERS WERE LEFT TO STAY WITHTHEIRNEIGHBOR.A NIGHT THEY SAY WAS SPENT WITHWORRY ANDCONFUSION ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED.WE AIN'T BAD.

WE CAME HERE FORGOOD.

AND OUR PARENTS CAMEHERE FOR OUR FUTURE FEDERALPROSECUTORS SAY ALL OF THOSETAKENINTO CUSTODY ARE IN THE UNITEDSTATESILLEGALLY.THE FOREST COMMUNITY OPENINGTHEIRARMS...AND HELPING THOSE LEFTBEHIND ORBEING RETURNEDWE WERE UP LATE YESTERDAYWAITING ON BUSES AND TRYING TOREUNITE KIDS WITH THEIR PARENTS.

LOT OF THEM WERE ABLE TO COMEBACK - BUT THEY'RE STILLWAITING ON A BUNCH BY THURSDAYNIGHT...SOME 300DETAINEES WERE RELEASED.THEY CAME BACK LAST NIGHTTHEIR HOMES.

AND WE KNOW THATTHEY MIGHT GO BACK TO WORKBUT VICTIMS AND THE NONPROFITSHELPINTHEM SAY THEY ARE ALL REALLYJUST PLAYINGTHE WAITING GAME.IN THE MEANTIME...ORGANIZATIONS LIKE THE CARLISLE CRISISCENTER ARETAKING BOTH MONETARY AND SUPPLYDONATIONCANNED GOODS.

FLOUR, SUGAR,PEANUT BUTTER, COOKIESMACARONI AND CHEESE, RAMENNOODLEWE HAD PEOPLE FROM TEXAS FLY INTO PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE.

WE HADONATIONS COME FROM ALL OVER THEUNITED STATES.THE TRINITY MISSION CENTER WILLCONTINUETO OFFER FOOD AND HYGIENESUPPLIESTHROUGH THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

INFOREST.

JENNIFER LOTT.

16 WAPTNEWS.

NEW




You Might Like


Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

Pilsen Residents Respond To The Threat Of ICE Raids With Plans To Escort Undocumented Immigrants [Video]

Pilsen Residents Respond To The Threat Of ICE Raids With Plans To Escort Undocumented Immigrants

With anger over the idea of separating families weighing heavily on their hearts, dozens of people met in Pilsen Saturday afternoon to come up with a response to the threat of ICE raids. 

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 01:56Published
ICE raids likely to occur on Coast according to local immigration lawyer [Video]

ICE raids likely to occur on Coast according to local immigration lawyer

The Wednesday ICE raids in central Mississippi have left many immigrants on the Coast concerned for their futures.

Credit: WXXVPublished
MIRA seeks help for undocumented immigrants [Video]

MIRA seeks help for undocumented immigrants

MIRA seeks help for undocumented immigrants

Credit: WAPT     Duration: 01:56Published