Clark, United States, Walmart discussed on Reveal -- From the Center for Investigative Reporting


On the most important asian ships in our lives this episode of reveal is about win those relationships come up against us immigration policy we'll hear from families and children cotonou system with shifting rules and from those in charge of enforcing those rules on the ground we start in los angeles county it's laid august just after 5 o'clock in the morning the inky black sky mirrors the dark storefronts of a strip mall in the parking lot more than a half dozen immigration agents and bulletproof vests huddle for a briefing corning birdied the rear old one among now clarke review our and through clark equal reckless driving agents from immigration and customs enforcement were ice have been staking out the homes of convicted felons who were in the us legally the agents planned to arrest them when they meet their homes we number two on the french evil walmart twenty nine year old mexican national for furthermore the people on today's list have criminal convictions for drunk driving sexual battery and gun possession if the agents are able to make arrests ice will start their deportation proceedings right away river road operations like this attract media attention and create anxiety for emigrants ice arrests have criminals and noncriminals are up thirty five percent since donald trump became president they've happened at restaurants courthouses in some times like these early in the morning outside an immigrants home reveals bernice young has been investigating the administration's crackdown on immigration and went along on a recent ice rate i write shotgun next to jorges field who helps run what ice calls it's enforcement and removal operations in los angeles they are in the city of lahore nla emma suffer number well it's more of fees city los alamos poor hey is in his fifteenth he's got saltandpepper hair and a goatee like the other agents he sports a navy blue bulletproof vest with the words ice and police in big block letters aw who park around the corner from the suspect's home i grew up in a neighborhood like this in a predominantly hispanic neighborhood to him these arrests are about protecting public safety and respecting the law offer generational american on my dad came to this country so it's not something we don't understand the reasons behind why they come on their sus the.

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