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THE ALLIANCE FOR IMMIGRANT SURVIVORS MEDIA STATEMENTS

CHILLING EFFECTS OF IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

The Independent | March 15, 2019
Trump administration ‘empowering domestic abusers’ by targeting immigrants in courthouses

California Health Report | Claudia Boyd-Barrett | February 21, 2019
Facing Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and ICE Raids, Fewer Undocumented Victims Willing to Report Domestic Violence

Colorlines | November 20, 1018
It Is Now Easier To Deport Survivors of Domestic Abuse and Trafficking

NBC News | September 22, 2018
Immigration crackdown makes women afraid to testify against abusers, experts warn

Houston Public Media | August 2, 2018
A Tale of Revenge And Immigration Leaves A Mother of American Kids Locked Up in Texas

Charlotte Observer | July 20, 2018
A mother and her son turned up for a domestic-violence case. Then ICE arrested them.

NM Political Report | June 19, 2018
For NM's Undocumented, a cloud of fear

The New York Times | June 18, 2018
Texas Deputy Accused of Molesting a 4-Year-Old and Threatening to Deport Her Mother

KXAN | June 6, 2018
Domestic violence groups see drop in reports from immigrant community

The New York Times | June 3, 2018
Fewer Immigrants Are Reporting Domestic Abuse. Police Blame Fear of Deportation.

The Associated Press | March 15, 2018
Groups want judges to stop courthouse immigration arrests

KTNV | February 20, 2018
Immigrant communities in Las Vegas fear deportation, afraid to report crime

Washington Post |February 14, 2018
An immigrant called 911 to report a crime. Police took him to ICE in handcuffs.

ABC7 NY | February 9, 2018
Bronx public defenders walk off job after ‘Dreamer’ detained

Truthout | October 14, 2017
Domestic Violence Victims Fear Deportation for Reporting Crimes Against Them

Los Angeles Times | October 9, 2017
Fearing deportation, many domestic violence victims are steering clear of police and courts

Vox | August 7, 2017
Around the country, ICE is arresting immigrants when they show up to court

The New York Times | August 3, 2017
A Game of Cat and Mouse With High Stakes: Deportation

The Los Angeles Times | July 17, 2017
Domestic violence victims shouldn't have to choose between deportation and medical care

Victoria Advocate | July 1, 2017
Undocumented victim feared speaking out about domestic violence

Chicago Tribune | June 26, 2017
Immigrant women fear deportation under Trump if they report domestic abuse, advocates say

WNYC | June 16, 2017
Outcry After Immigration Agents Seen at Queens Human Trafficking Court

North Jersey Media Group | June 5, 2017
Immigration arrests at N.J. courthouses having a 'chilling effect,' attorneys say

Mother Jones | May 25, 2017
Women Are Now Living With the Fear of Deportation If They Report Domestic Violence

NPR | May 25, 2017
New Immigration Crackdowns Creating 'Chilling Effect' On Crime Reporting

The Guardian | May 23, 2017
Fearing deportation, undocumented immigrants wary of reporting crimes

California Health Report | May 22, 2017
Afraid of Law Enforcement, Immigrants in Abusive Relationships Face Safety Dilemma

FiveThirtyEight | May 18, 2017
Latinos In Three Cities Are Reporting Fewer Crimes Since Trump Took Office

Immigration Impact (American Immigration Council) | May 16, 2017
Latinos Are Afraid to Report Crime as Debate Around Immigration Intensifies

The Washington Post | May 12, 2017
Hispanics ‘are going further into the shadows’ amid chilling immigration debate, police say

America’s Voice | May 11, 2017
Round-Up: Across the Nation, Immigrants Are Too Afraid of Deportation to Report Crime

The Associated Press | May 8, 2017
Domestic violence hotline: Immigration-linked calls increase

NBC2 | May 8, 2017
Crimes going unreported as illegal immigrants fear deportation

The New York Times | April 30, 2017
Too Scared to Report Sexual Abuse. The Fear: Deportation.

The Boston Globe | April 27, 2017
Immigrants, refugees too afraid to seek critical help from food pantries, domestic violence resources

The Washington Post | April 16, 2017
ICE immigration arrests of noncriminals double under Trump

The Houston Chronicle | April 6, 2017
HPD chief announces decrease in Hispanics reporting rape and violent crimes compared to last year

The Daily Beast | March 30, 2017
Legal Immigrants Fear Getting Arrested in Court by ICE

Los Angeles Times | March 21, 2017
Latinos are reporting fewer sexual assaults amid a climate of fear in immigrant communities, LAPD says

NPR | March 21, 2017
Fear of Deportation Spurs 4 Women To Drop Domestic Abuse Cases in Denver

Mother Jones | March 20, 2017
Immigrants Fear a Choice Between Domestic Violence and Deportation

Los Angeles Times | March 16, 2017
ICE agents make arrests at courthouses, sparking backlash from attorneys and state supreme court

Buzzfeed | March 16, 2017
Domestic Abuse Victims Aren't Coming Forward Because They're Scared Of Being Deported

Express News | March 9, 2017
Judges: Arrests by immigration agents at Bexar courthouse creating backlogs

Austin-American Statesman | March 8, 2017
Deportation fears keep victim from cooperating in domestic violence case, Travis DA says

The Intercept | February 21, 2017
IN TRUMP’S AMERICA, MOTHER OF FOUR FEARS BEING DEPORTED AND LEAVING CHILDREN WITH ABUSIVE HUSBAND

The Guardian | February 16, 2017
Undocumented Texas woman arrested while seeking domestic violence help

NPR | February 16, 2017
ICE Detains Alleged Victim of Domestic Abuse At Texas Courthouse

The Washington Post | February 16, 2017
‘This is really unprecedented’: ICE detains woman seeking domestic abuse protection at Texas courthouse

Denver Post | February 15, 2017
Mother of four fears deportation, declares sanctuary at Denver church

IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT IS A DETRIMENT TO PUBLIC SAFETY

Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force | June 29, 2018
Immigrants in Law Enforcement Contributing to Public Safety

Huffington Post
How The Deportation Crackdown Is Hurting Immigrant Victims Of Crime

Newsweek | May 4, 2018
Deportation Fears Stop Individuals From Reporting Crime, ACLU Report Says

Washington Post | April 24, 2018
Sanctuary cities don’t ‘breed crime.’ They encourage people to report crime.

Southern California Public Radio | April 24, 2018
LAPD takes some credit for easing immigrants' fears of reporting crimes

Business Insider | March 15, 2018
Texas is on the verge of banning 'sanctuary cities' — and police chiefs aren't happy

The Philadelphia Tribune | January 26, 2018
Krasner creates immigration counsel job in D.A.’s office

New York Daily News | January 25, 2018
Get ICE out of N.Y.’s courtrooms

The New York Times | December 6, 2017
Tucson’s Police Chief: Sessions's Anti-Immigrant Policies Will Make Cities More Dangerous

The Houston Chronicle | November 4, 2017
Police chief supports legal path to U.S. for Dreamers

Statesman Journal | September 8, 2017
Police officers, immigrant communities must work together to build trust

NPR | August 12, 2017
ICE Should Stop Conducting Raids At New York Courthouses, Gonzalez Says

NBC News | June 28, 2017
Fact Check: No Evidence Undocumented Immigrants Commit More Crimes

The New Yorker | June 2, 2017
Why Police Chiefs Oppose Texas's New Anti-Immigrant Law

Star Telegram | April 28, 2017
‘Sanctuary cities’ bill makes it harder for police to protect all

Dallas News | April 28, 2017
Texas police chiefs: Do not burden local officers with federal immigration enforcement

North Jersey Media Group | April 19, 2017
N.J. chief justice asks feds not to arrest immigrants at courthouses

Bangor Daily News | April 10, 2017
Janet Mills warns ICE courthouse arrests could have a ‘chilling effect’ in Maine

Times of San Diego | April 5, 2017
San Diego City Attorney Joins Outcry Against ICE Courthouse Arrests

TIME Magazine | April 1, 2017
San Francisco District Attorney Fires Back Over Courthouse Arrests

The Seattle Times | March 24, 2017
Crackdown on immigrants undermines public safety

Slate Magazine | March 8, 2017
Bad for Undocumented Immigrants, a Gift to Domestic Abusers

Mother Jones | February 23, 2017
Los Angeles Demands That Federal Immigration Officials Stop Calling Themselves “Police”

NBC News | February 20, 2017
Experts: Trump's Immigration Orders Could Drive Crime Up

The Washington Post | January 26, 2017
Big city police chiefs, mayors troubled by Trump immigration order, police union and sheriffs untroubled

PRI | November 15, 2016
'Sanctuary cities' around the US promise to defy Trump's threats

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