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Scammers using ICE raids to rob immigrants

Scammers using ICE raids to rob immigrants”

More than 2 million people were deported during President Barack Obama's time in office. The Daily News reported that, according to the immigrant advocacy group Make the Road New York, one Queens resident had been arrested as of February 12.

Still, it is worrisome that ICE agents are targeting DACA applicants, because when this program was rolled out (or introduced), the federal government more or less promised DACA recipients would not be targeted for deportation, nor would they be considered an enforcement priority.

David Marin, ICE's field director in the LA area, reported in a conference call with reporters on Friday that of the 160 people detained in the operation this week 120 had felony convictions.

"We are telling people not to apply", said Greisa Martinez, advocacy director of United We Dream, the leading proponent of the 2012 amnesty and the "Dreamers", or young-adult illegal immigrants, who qualify for it.

"ICE is not supposed to conduct enforcement in sensitive locations like congregations, and so by holding an interfaith service it's really claiming that space as holy ground, as sacred space and ICE therefore should not be doing a raid", he said.

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Homeland Security Investigations is part of ICE, and HSI agents investigate a wide array of cross-border criminal activity such as cybercrimes, transnational gang activity, human trafficking and immigration fraud.

Bitter condemnation from Queens' elected officials followed the nationwide raids.

"It is unconscionable for scam artists to prey on heightened fear in our immigrant communities by pretending to be ICE officers and demanding that families pay up in order to avoid deportation", Schneiderman said in a statement.

Recently, the administration began an end run around self-proclaimed sanctuary cities.

ICE officials said the man was a "self-admitted gang member" who was arrested because he's a "risk to public safety". But those policies can not limit the scope of ICE.

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"That is a solemn promise", Mark D. Rosenbaum, one of his attorneys, said on CNN.

Although Mayor de Blasio has pledged to defend New York's "sanctuary" status, he said at a recent Albany hearing that he would be willing to increase the number of offenses that result in the city working with ICE to deport someone. He was arrested in New Hyde Park. "I urge the Mayor to reverse course and demand these arrest warrants be dismissed".

Some 75 percent of the 680 illegal immigrants arrested by ICE last week were convicted of crimes.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Wednesday that agents conducted a raid in Las Cruces to apprehend immigrants who had been convicted of crimes or ordered deported by an immigration court. According to a lawsuit filed by Ramirez Medina's lawyers, an agent reportedly responded, "It doesn't matter, because you weren't born in this country". "Determinations about where and how ICE enforcement personnel affect both administrative and criminal arrests are made on a case-by-case basis, taking into account all aspects of the situation, including the prospective target's criminal history and safety considerations".

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