Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network Urges Immigrant Families to Seek Help


***On Behalf of the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network*** 

Thursday, January  11, 2018
Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270, gabriella@thelafed.org
Jorge-Mario Cabrera, (562) 243-5559, jmcabrera@chirla.org

Network expresses deep concerns over news reports of ICE raids at 7-Eleven stores which netted more than 21 arrests of immigrant workers.

Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network, a collaborative effort between immigrant, civil, and human rights organizations, labor, law firms, and individuals, to protect, defend, and serve immigrant communities, reacted with strong concern to news reports in the Los Angeles Times about a nation-wide immigration enforcement sweep conducted by ICE at more than one hundred 7-Eleven stores, including several in Southern California. The Raids Rapid Response Network issued this statement:

“News reports of nationwide immigration enforcement raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers at more than one hundred 7-Eleven stores, including some in Southern California, this week are deeply troubling.

The L.A. Raids Rapid Response Network is conducting its own assessment on what happened and it invites families and loved ones of those detained or affected by the raids in California to reach out for support, including consultation with an immigration attorney. The network’s hotline is (888) 624-4752.”