Fear, mistrust linger in immigrant neighborhood after weekend raid of South Side flea market | Chicago Muckrakers

Days after a Saturday morning Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid at a popular flea market, stuff immigrant rights advocates are calling for an end to federal operations in their neighborhoods that they say only incite fear – and could make immigrants mistrustful of immigration reform. At 10:30 a.m. on June 29, Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s…

‘Independence Day’ rings hollow for Philly’s undocumented immigrants Metro.us

Americans traditionally treat Independence Day as an observance of the country’s hard-won freedom and liberties. But some activists say for undocumented immigrants in the U.S., there’s nothing to celebrate this Fourth of July. “There’s a huge number of families who are not at liberty,” said Blanca Pacheco, an organizer with interfaith immigrants ri…

‘Independence Day’ rings hollow for Philly’s undocumented immigrants Metro.us

Americans traditionally treat Independence Day as an observance of the country’s hard-won freedom and liberties. But some activists say for undocumented immigrants in the U.S., s there’s nothing to celebrate this Fourth of July. “There’s a huge number of families who are not at liberty,” said Blanca Pacheco, an organizer with interfaith immigrants ri…

‘Independence Day’ rings hollow for Philly’s undocumented immigrants Metro.us

Americans traditionally treat Independence Day as an observance of the country’s hard-won freedom and liberties. But some activists say for undocumented immigrants in the U.S., sick there’s nothing to celebrate this Fourth of July. “There’s a huge number of families who are not at liberty,” said Blanca Pacheco, an organizer with interfaith immigrants ri…

‘Independence Day’ rings hollow for Philly’s undocumented immigrants Metro.us

Americans traditionally treat Independence Day as an observance of the country’s hard-won freedom and liberties. But some activists say for undocumented immigrants in the U.S., there’s nothing to celebrate this Fourth of July. “There’s a huge number of families who are not at liberty,” said Blanca Pacheco, an organizer with interfaith immigrants ri…

‘Independence Day’ rings hollow for Philly’s undocumented immigrants Metro.us

Americans traditionally treat Independence Day as an observance of the country’s hard-won freedom and liberties. But some activists say for undocumented immigrants in the U.S., there’s nothing to celebrate this Fourth of July. “There’s a huge number of families who are not at liberty,” said Blanca Pacheco, an organizer with interfaith immigrants ri…