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  • Despite Stated Aims, Obama's New ICE Policy Targets Immigrants for Minor Offenses

    By Brian Dolinar, Truthout | News Analysis

    A rally of undocumented youth and allies rally with Immigrant Youth Justice League in Chicago, Illinois on March 10, 2011. (Photo: Sarah Ji)Undocumented youth and allies rally with Immigrant Youth Justice League in Chicago, Illinois, on March 10, 2011. (Photo: Sarah Ji)

    Hundreds of people have been rounded up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in 2016. The raids signal the Obama administration's shift from the Secure Communities initiative to the Priority Enforcement Program, which has emboldened immigration authorities to pursue even more aggressive deportation tactics.

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