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Cincinnati city Council announces proposed network against deportations

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Cincinnati lawmakers are expected to adopt a law next month, would create to support a community defense similar project to other cities and to protect immigrant families and refugees.

Councilman P. G. Sittenfeld filed a motion last week to the Rapid Response Network, which was supported by five other members of the Council. He said he expected to pass that of the nine members of the Council, acting unanimously, the measure reported in the first week of August, The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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“Due to the current occupant of the White house … we the city of Cincinnati need to be proactive when it said the protection of members of our community,” customs field, with a Thursday to announce a press conference, the measure. “If you pay our taxes, if you are raising your family here, if you add to the diversity of our neighborhoods – and all immigrant and refugee families are in – you are absolutely a member of our community.”

Sittenfeld did not immediately respond to Fox News for comment on Thursday.

The network of legal reactions, and representation in immigration cases, and support to families affected by detention. The Immigrant and Refugee Law Center, a local non-profit, leads the network.

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Julie LeMaster, the group’s executive director, said arrests in the Cincinnati area have increased in recent years. The town was not targeted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids, but it is very likely that more will come took, she told the paper.

“The city is to help in search of ways to the (immigrant and refugee) community in the light of the current situation in the country,” said LeMaster. “There are groups in the Cincinnati area that have done the great work in the various aspects of it, but it really was not a coordinated, community response network, until now.”

The network is a collaboration of community members, city officials and local groups.

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The announcement comes days after the trump administration said it is to judge the fast-track deportations by extending the authority of the officials of the immigration authority to deport immigrants without valid identity documents, without the appear before the.

“If and when this current Federal administration carries out these raids in Cincinnati, we want to be ready. We want you to be prepared, have a plan, and a rapid-response network,” Sittenfeld said.

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