Nationwide ICE raids planned for Sunday, New York Times reports

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, officers look to arrest an undocumented immigrant during an operation in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn

Thousands of undocumented immigrant family members will be arrested in raids beginning Sunday

Yesterday House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told illegal aliens with deportation orders how to evade arrest. Richard J. Durbin said. Or they're going to take criminals out, put them in prison, or put in them in prison in the countries they came from.

The raids were expected in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York and San Francisco.

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul said he is urging every immigrant to know their rights.

Chaudry said she did not know if it is possible to be truly prepared for a raid, but that people have become more vigilant after seeing a harrowing image in late June of a Salvadoran man and his 2-year-old daughter lying face down on the Rio Grande banks, lifeless, after trying to cross the border.

The lawsuit argues that constitutional due process requires the government to bring arrested families and children before an immigration judge so they can have a day in court before facing deportation.

"We are concerned that family members might be picked up additionally in these raids, not just people with deportation orders", Guttin said.

In the 2012 fiscal year, more than 400,000 were taken out of the country. "These vulnerable refugees deserve that basic protection".

"It's unfathomable why the head of the agency responsible for immigration services would reveal details of ICE's imminent enforcement operation", Kevin Landy, a former official at ICE during the Obama Administration, told TIME.

The Trump administration is moving forward with a nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting migrant families, despite loud opposition from Democrats and questions over whether it's the best use of resources given the crisis at the border.

Then-acting ICE director Mark Morgan said last month that ICE had worked closely with the Justice Department on the family expedited docket and that the "results were very disappointing", claiming that some families haven't attended their immigration hearings.

What will happen to immigrant families?

. Have we asked to stay over a weekend and solve this problem? So I think you can expect to see that.

"The two-weeks clock is up, which is what the president had given", Lightfoot said Wednesday.

"I have an obligation to do it", Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday.

"Nah, we're not giving warning", he said.

However, many Democrats said the bill did not go far enough in addressing the treatment of minors in detention facilities.

Advocates in border areas have "received word" that up to 1,000 families are expected to arrive at an immigration center in Dilley, Texas, according to attorneys representing separated families in a long-running lawsuit. Numerous provisions are similar to those that Democrats tried unsuccessfully to get attached to the supplemental appropriations bill for the border in June. President Trump says, " We will be removing large numbers of people". "It's a necessary step to restoring America's credibility".

Morales may sign an agreement with Trump declaring Guatemala a safe destination for asylum seekers, which could prevent many from applying in the U.S., according to officials in both governments.

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