Hispanic Communities In New York , New Jersey Preparing For Impending ICE Raids

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – This weekend Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers (ICE) may be conducting raids in New York and New Jersey.

The Trump administration is looking to apprehend several thousand people who’ve been ordered to leave the country or entered the U.S. illegally.

MORE: ICE To Carry Out Nationwide Raid For Undocumented Immigrants In New York, Other Major Cities This Weekend

CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports that the impending raid has some New York communities on edge.

Port Chester officials say they welcome Hispanic immigrants. Seventy percent of village residents are first or second generation from Mexico, Central or South America.

“People who come to this country are trying to better their lives… and fear always causes stress and concern and anxiety,” Anne Brander of the Carver Center said.

The center…

Original published: 2019-07-12 21:03:07 Read the full New York City News here


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