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Closer Look: Immigration Raids; Refugees; And More

This Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, photo shows foreign nationals being arrested this week during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in California.
This Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, photo shows foreign nationals being arrested this week during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in California.
Credit Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP
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Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Gigi Pedraza of LatinoConnectionGA and Bee Nguyen, a local immigrant rights activist, talk about the hundreds of undocumented immigrants arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers last week and how it affected some families – like that of Victoria, who tells her story as translated by her daughter, Evelyn, of her husband being arrested and detained by ICE;
  • 19:42: Hannah MacNorlin, immigration attorney with the Latin American Association, talks about the legal aspect of the raids and what is permitted under the law;
  • 33:40: A remembrance of musician and singer Al Jarreau;
  • 34:50: Joshua Sieweke, Atlanta Director of World Relief, talks about how the resettlement agency has been affected by the now halted travel ban.

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