Trump's deportation raids: What we know and don't know
Original story at Mother Jones• 16 mentions • 3 months ago
Mother Jones 3 months ago
Late last week, immigration agents in Seattle arrested a 23-year-old undocumented Mexican immigrant named Daniel Ramírez Medina—the first time, according to Reuters, a "Dreamer" was apprehended since Donald Trump entered the White House. Ramírez was brought to the United States by his parents when he was a child, and in 2014 he became one of the 750,000 immigrants to be shielded from deportation by President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. How President Trump plans to handle so-called DACAmented people has caused considerable anxiety in immigrant communities. Reports about Ramírez's apprehension confirm what many advocates have been saying: ...