PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Thousands of people could be targeted across the US in a coordinated round-up of undocumented immigrants on Sunday under orders from President Trump. And that has supporters worried about the impact on communities and families.
Friday night was a peaceful rally at the ICE Detention Center in Southwest Portland. A candelight vigil was held to honor those who died in the immigration detention centers and those still held.
Ralliers want to abolish ICE and called for an end to the policies that separate families and children.
The protest ended with a reading of names of children who died in detention or while trying to reach the US.
Trump’s ordered round-up and deportation has targeted 9 cities — but Portland is not on the announced list. But fear is pervasive in the Latino communities.
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