Over the past few months, US law enforcement officials have taken in dozens of Iraqis across the country. Some of them committed crimes when they were young and have served time. The crackdown has left Iraqi communities in fear and panic.
It started as a private Facebook group of a few Mormon women in Utah, upset about the Trump administration’s travel ban on immigrants. In a matter of weeks, Mormon Women for Ethical Government went national.
For Sheriff Scott Jones, how the city of Sacramento approaches immigration doesn’t matter — as long as he can keep allowing immigration agents into the county’s detention center and can contract with the federal government to detain immigrants.
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