Recent Worksite Immigration Raids are Inhumane

Communities across Mississippi are reeling from the fallout of the largest single-state worksite immigration raid in U.S. history that led to the arrest of nearly 700 people. As we mourn with the children left standing in parking lots and shelters crying for parents who were taken by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and with the families and neighbors left to carry on in the wake of the devastation, we know that the harm of such enforcement actions extends far beyond the families who are separated, to the loved ones, neighbors, teachers, and extended community members forced to pick up the pieces, and to the millions of others who now live in constant fear that this too may one day be their fate.

Read our full statement here.