The threat of deportation has overwhelmed migrant families, ever since President Donald Trump announced, and later postponed, immigration raids in major U.S. cities two weeks ago.
President Trump announced Monday his administration would carry out the delayed immigration sweeps, of migrant families who have received deportation orders, after the Fourth of July holiday. In response, immigration advocates have been advising migrant families to have an emergency plan and documentation on hand.
Morning Shift checks in with PASO-West Suburban Action Project for more on this issue.
GUEST: Mony Ruiz-Velasco, executive director of PASO-West Suburban Action Project and president of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
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