Article of the day: Texas woman deported after seeking a restraining order in a domestic violence case

The Trump administration has ordered Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to step up deportations of all undocumented immigrants, even those not suspected of any violent or drug-related crime.  One of the first casualties was a woman in El Paso, Texas, who was deported when she went to court to ask for a restraining order against an abusive ex-boyfriend.  It seems likely that the ex-boyfriend tipped ICE off to the location of her court hearing, according to the Washington Post.  It’s the perfect example of how this disastrous policy promises to uproot millions of people without doing a single thing to make our country safer.

Author: progressiveactiondaily

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