ICE picks up hundreds in Mississippi raids

August 08, 2019

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Several ICE officers are shown walking away from the camera wearing bullet-proof vests and gun holsters on their sides.

Officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement look on after executing search warrants and making some arrests at an agricultural processing facility in Canton, Mississippi. 


Handout photo via Reuters

ICE has arrested hundreds of immigrants in Mississippi. What is the impact of the ICE raids on families? Plus, in the final story in our series from Tijuana, Mexico, The World's Monica Campbell introduces us to a young man from Honduras who's following the new procedure in applying for US asylum. And, a young singer-songwriter from Brazil tells the tales of women and of lesbian lovers. Her music is potentially provocative in the era of Brazil's far-right anti-LGBTQ president, Jair Bolsanaro.

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