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It’s important to note that as is the case with all raids in this admin, they will “target” a couple of people with records that have bad stuff in each city. But they will also arrest “collateral arrests” which is basically any immigrant they find while targeting the other 1/
These “collateral” arrests will make up the bulk of who is taken. Family members, neighbors of the people they target, etc. Then they will put out a press release saying they arrested majority “criminals” from each ICE field office and write a sentence or two about the crimes 2/
Of two of those arrested to shape the narrative that they’re just targeting “bad hombres.” But the majority of the people who have deportation orders that they pick up likely got them from things like traffic stops, etc. 3/
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‼️THREAD: How to Prepare Yourself for an Immigration Raid‼️

It is important to be prepared and to know your rights and your family’s rights in case of a raid or other encounter with ICE or local law enforcement.

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Everybody has rights under the U.S. Constitution that you may exercise in such a situation. There are also a number of steps you can take ahead of any encounter to minimize panic, family separation, and loss of financial assets.

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‼️The 5 Most Important Things You Can Do During A Raid‼️

1️⃣ Stay calm and do not run away

2️⃣ Remain silent, or tell the ICE agent that you want to remain silent. If you do speak, do not lie

3️⃣ Ask to speak with a lawyer

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