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Washington—Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats called on the Trump administration not to conduct mass arrests of immigrant families and children, including asylum seekers, as a show of force. These arrests would likely separate families and force children to spend months in foster care or without supervision.

The letter was in response to reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is considering plans to raid homes and neighborhoods of immigrant families, despite objections raised by former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and former ICE Acting Director Ronald Vitiello before leaving the department. Read More

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