4
| Police |

Here Are Resources to Prepare for an ICE Raid in Miami

Here Are Resources to Prepare for an ICE Raid in Miami
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement / Wikimedia Commons
^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

President Donald Trump's Immigration and Customs Enforcement department is, according to reports, planning on launching immigration raids on Sunday in ten cities — Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco, and Miami. Details about the proposed raids are still scarce, but Trump appears to be targeting about 2,000 people who have been ordered deported but have remained in the country anyway. But, more worryingly, ICE says it will also arrest any other undocumented people that may be on-scene wherever they go.

On Friday, the Naples Daily News reported that ICE agents had arrived already in Immokalee — a low-income community full of undocumented farmworkers who already work under some of the most grueling and exploitative labor conditions in Florida. It's unclear whether the ICE actions there were related to the raids set to begin this weekend in Miami, but the point is the same: Trump's Department of Homeland Security has no issue going after vulnerable immigrants anywhere in America.

As such, here's a primer on how to prepare in the event of an ICE raid.

Here's the Florida Immigrant Coalition's information hotline:

Here are guidelines from the Immigrant Defense Project:

Here is information from the Family Action Network Movement, previously known as Fanm Ayisyen nan Miyami:

Here is info from Americans for Immigrant Justice's Family Defense Program:

And, lastly, here are factsheets from the American Civil Liberties Union:

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.