SAN JOSE (BCN)
San Jose city officials and community leaders came together today at City Hall to emphasize their support for the immigrant community in Santa Clara County in response to recent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid threats.
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Zulma Maciel, director of the city’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, discussed resources available to undocumented immigrants in the area in light of rumors of widespread immigration raids planned across Northern California.
On Jan. 10, 21 people were arrested and ordered to appear in immigration court throughout four Bay Area counties when ICE agents raided multiple 7-Eleven chain locations.
Maciel said it was understandable that undocumented immigrants are now fearful that they may fall victim to an ICE raid and their families could be separated. Because of
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