Los Angeles County, Clarke, United States discussed on Reveal

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On the most important relationships in our lives this episode of reveal is about win knows 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 we're going to go ahead it's late 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 in bulletproof vests huddle for a briefing with the sovereign foreign nuclear 33yearold one among now clarke who briefly review i and required truthful reckless driving agents from immigration and customs enforcement or ice have been staking out the homes of convicted felons who her in the us legally the agents planned to arrest them when they meet their house we number two on the facts we are ruled illegal walmart there were twenty nine year old mexican national with year very in order for 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 and 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 court houses and sometimes like these early in the morning outside an emigrants home reveals bernice young has been investigating the administration's crackdown on immigration and went along on a recent ice rate i ride shotgun next to jorges field who helps run what ice 'cause it's enforcement and removal operations in los angeles they are in the city of hormone in the south fernando velvet it's the city of los alamos poor hey is 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 we 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 a first generation american on my that came to this country so it's not something we don't understand the reasons behind why they come on their sister a process and.

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