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…

Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security

  Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security: Separating a 7-year-old from her mother WHAT, EXACTLY, did a 7-year-old Congolese girl do to the United States to deserve the trauma that has been visited upon her — including forcible separation from her mother — by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and her immigration agents? There is no…

ICE Needs to do Better for the Community

Tukwila immigration case sparks community response Tukwila police and city officials respond to growing uproar after a man was taken into custody by ICE last week. Last week King 5 reported on a man who called police for help and ended up in ICE custody. Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno, 32, called police when he heard someone prowling outside of…