Are y’all following the recent news about Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE)?

1. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced that ICE will separate children from their parents in detention, with no word on when they will be reunited (More here:

2. Of the 7,000+ children picked up by ICE and placed in homes in 2017, 1,475 children are currently missing and unaccounted for. (More here:

3. Documents obtained by the ACLU show massive horrific abuse of children in ICE custody, including kicking a child in the ribs, running over a 17 year old with a patrol car, sexually assaulting a 16 year old girl in a search, and detaining a 4 pound premature baby and her mother in an overcrowded and dirty cell full of sick people. (More here:

4. ICE plans to destroy records of immigrant abuse, including sexual assault and deaths in custody (From an August 2017 report, more here:

ICE was only created in 2003, as part of the US’s post-9/11 hyper-militarized, xenophobic frenzy. We didn’t have this department 16 years ago, we do not need it, and we should abolish it immediately. I do not say this lightly: ICE is America’s gestapo and we should treat them with that level of serious resistance.

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