New Orleans, Gulf Coast, Aclu discussed on KDWN Programming

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Forty eight hours it could be forty eight hours potential rainfall consistent rain fall over the city of New Orleans we have to be prepared for all impacts the ponds are working at optimal capacity you will hear more about that throughout this press conference again we cannot talk our way out of the water levels in the waterfalls that are expected to hit the city of New Orleans we need you to understand this and again be prepared to shelter in place on the storm's rains are expected to pose a severe test of New Orleans improved post Katrina flood defences officials say migrant families were evacuated due to tropical storm berry won't be targeted during a nationwide immigration enforcement operation that could happen as soon as this weekend the department of homeland security released a statement last night as saying it's focused on ensuring people along the Gulf coast a safe during the storm officials said the ice officials will not be conducting the operations in places where evacuations are sheltering is occurring unless there's a quote serious public safety threat and the ACLU has filed a federal lawsuit that aims to protect the silence seekers from the expected immigration enforcement operation president trump abandoning his bid to demand citizenship details from all responding to next year's census and the president on Thursday said instead he's ordering federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases are you a citizen of the United States of America Gee I'm sorry I just can't answer that question and that's after spending billions and billions of dollars they used to be a time when you could answer questions like that very easily they used to be a time when you could proudly declare I am a citizen of the United States now they're trying to raise the very existence of a very important word and a very important thing citizenship.

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