Information Regarding ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) in 2016
Regarding ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) plan to comply with U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Memorandum placing a priority on apprehension, detention, and removal of individuals falling within specified categories:
We at El Programa Hispano Católico stand with upholding the rights of all people, due process, and the unwavering respect for the dignity of the human person. On principle, we will always oppose the separation of families, and in these dire times we must focus on supporting the right of every person to defend him or herself in a court of law. We affirm this today for all the families and children seeking shelter and refuge from violence and persecution.
Please, take the time necessary to learn more about this situation, and please contact us if you have questions. While this doesn’t constitute legal advice, here are documents that explain your rights and list resources available to you in case of an encounter with ICE: