Child experts: Government policies create fear and harm immigrant children

By Stella M. Chávez


Wendy Cervantes, Director of Immigration and Immigrant Families at The Center for Law and Social Policy, says one concern of hers is the increased collaboration between federal and local law enforcement agencies.

“That’s specifically because these collaborations create a climate of fear for immigrants who may be more reluctant to drive or interact with local police because of fear of being turned over to ICE because of a routine traffic stop or even just reaching out to a police for help.”

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