I’ve previously posted about the new wave of deportation raids by the Obama Administration:
January Deportation Plans Could Create Havoc With Lives Of Families (& In Classrooms)
Great Letter From Feds On Importance Of Welcoming Muslim Students – Ironic That It Comes Same Day As ICE Raids Begin
Today, the Washington Post published this story, Deportation raids to continue, despite outcry.
Here are a couple of excerpts:
Any teacher with Central American refugee students in their classes have heard the stories and seen the fear in their eyes when they talk about the dangers of returning. I wrote about my own classroom experience in Reading & Writing About El Salvador With Salvadoran Refugees.
Moving forward with this raids is an unconscionable decision by the Obama Administration. I’ve got to believe, and hope, that they change their decision soon.
In the meantime, though, here is good advice for families on how to deal with ICE:
Useful info., but infuriating how families seeking asylum being deported & separated https://t.co/SotSaLntLj @mcricker @profe_c @eksurrusco
— Giselle Lundy-Ponce (@LundyPonce) January 8, 2016