PBS NewsHour

Why massive Miss. ICE raids took communities by surprise

Clip: 08/08/2019 | 6m 47s

On Thursday, federal immigration officials released 300 of the nearly 700 people arrested Wednesday in Mississippi workplace sweeps believed to be the largest single-state action of the kind in U.S. history. The raids targeted immigrant workers in food processing plants. Jeffrey Brown reports and talks to Hamed Aleaziz of BuzzFeed News and Tony McGee, superintendent of Scott County Public Schools.

Aired: 08/08/19

Rating: NR

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