TN immigration raid

Communities and businesses respond to immigration crackdown.

ICE Came for a Tennessee Town’s Immigrants. The Town Fought Back. Agents conducted one of the biggest workplace raids since President Trump announced a crackdown on illegal immigration, detaining 97 workers in Morristown. But for residents, these workers were their neighbors. One morning in April, federal immigration agents swept into a meatpacking plant in this northeastern Tennessee…

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US Immigration Spreads Fear

US immigration agents double number of workplace raids, spreading fear and tearing families apart Two months ago, as workers in a slaughterhouse in Eastern Tennessee went about their daily work breaking down carcasses and preparing meat for shipment, a swarm of federal agents surrounded the compound in what would become the largest workplace immigration raid the United States has seen in…

Jane Villanueva

SHARING THE JOURNEY

SHARING THE JOURNEY by Jane Villanueva, Legal Assistant at Seifert Law Offices. It’s exciting and rewarding to work at Seifert Law Offices where we provide immigration legal services! It gives us the opportunity to meet so many people from various countries who desire to attain status in the United States. Recently I read about just…

Immigrants in Washington State Are Vital to it’s Diverse and Thriving Communities

Washington state has the second-highest food production in the nation and relies heavily on its growing immigrant population. While roughly one in seven Washington residents is foreign-born, over half of the state’s farmers, fishers, and foresters are immigrants. As workers, business owners, taxpayers, and neighbors, immigrants are an integral part of Washington’s diverse and thriving…

ICE Attorney in Seattle Guilty of Stealing Immigrants’ IDs

Former ICE attorney in Seattle pleads guilty to stealing immigrants’ IDs Federal prosecutors say that Raphael Sanchez stole the identities of several people “in various stages of immigration proceedings” to defraud credit-card companies. The recently resigned chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing immigrants’ identities to…