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Chicago Immigrant Communities Brace For Planned ICE Raids

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detain a person during an Oct. 22, 2018 raid in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/, File)

Steve Helber

The Trump administration has reportedly delayed its plans for targeted immigration raids in 10 major cities across the U.S. In Chicago, immigrant communities were on high alert throughout the weekend. 

Thousands marched in the Loop Saturday to protest President Trump’s immigration policies.Morning Shift checks in with WBEZ’s Maria Zamudio for a look at how immigrant communities are reacting to the planned raids and how advocates and city officials plan to fight ICE enforcement operations.

GUESTS: Maria Zamudio, WBEZ Race, Class and Communities reporter

LEARN MORE: Delayed immigration raids expected to start this weekend in 10 major cities, sources say (Chicago Tribune 7/11/19)

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