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VICE: How the System Is Failing Central American Families Facing Deportation

IDP staff attorney Genia Blaser is quoted in this January 15, 2016 article about immigration raids targeting Central American asylum seekers for deportation.

“Since the beginning of this year, what we’ve seen is that ICE is conducting enforcement in the same manner that they’ve been doing it since November 2014, targeting communities that fall under their new priority enforcement program,” said Genia Blaser, a staff attorney at the Immigrant Defense Project. “There’s been no uptick in the amount of enforcement, but because of the raids earlier this year, immigrant communities are more aware of what’s going on, and there’s now a lot of fear.”

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