Responding and Resisting Against Trump’s Largest ICE Raid - Advancement Project - Advancement Project

Responding and Resisting Against Trump’s Largest ICE Raid

Advancement Project stands with Morristown and against the Trump administration’s racial purge

Advancement Project responded to Trump’s largest ICE raid, which took place in  ground in Morristown, Tennessee, by sending our civil rights first-responders: Communicators, community lawyers, and rapid-response organizers. Since then, we are in solidarity with our immigrant brothers and sisters in Tennessee. Throughout the state, across the South, and everywhere in the country, the resistance is saying no to the Trump administration’s policies of hatred. We are fighting against a racial purge and for the ability of communities of color to thrive.

As part of our work, we worked with families in Morristown and with the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition to get the word out on what we saw in Morristown. Browse through these to learn more:

An ICE Raid Has Turned The Lives of Hundreds of Tennessee Kids Upside Down

April 24, 2018 | The New Yorker

Inside ICE's Biggest, Most Aggressive Raid Under Trump

April 9, 2018 | Vice

In Rural Tennessee, a Big ICE Raid Makes Some Conservative Voters Rethink Trump’s Immigration Agenda

April 19, 2018 | The New Yorker

ICE raided a meatpacking plant. More than 500 kids missed school the next day

April 12, 2018 | CNN


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