A Year on from Mississippi Raids, Immigrants Have Gone from ‘Illegal’ to ‘Essential’

By Chantal Da Silva


In a new report published on Tuesday, the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) shines a light on how the August raids continue to impact families in Mississippi, with many still struggling with the emotional trauma and financial impacts of the ICE operations.

In a series of site visits conducted in the months since the raids, CLASP found that families continued to struggle with the impacts of family separation, physical harm, economic hardship and strain on whole communities and community leaders.


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