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Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf warned on Twitter that the ICE would, perhaps, raid the city of the Bay Area as soon as Sunday.

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The mayor of the city of sanctuary in California has issued a warning that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could ratchet the implementation of a RAID in the area as soon as Sunday-up the voltage with the FBI agents while he was the member groups an early heads-up.

Libby Schaaf, the democratic mayor of Oakland, said the warning, you said that you “learned from several credible sources,” — said in a press release on Saturday, “in a state of panic to our residents, but to protect you,” Fox 2 reported.

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— Libby Schaaf (@Libby Schaaf) February 25, 2018

The mayor said she did not know, more details on ICE-operation, but claimed that they felt it was their “duty and moral obligation as mayor to the families a fair warning, if the threat appears imminent.”

The FBI agent, the at least four people Sunday, a program manager for the San Francisco immigrant Legal Education Network, the San Francisco Examiner told, although the paper noted, it was unclear whether the caps were adopted in connection with an extended ICE-operation.

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Schaaf during a press conference on Sunday also said she told the mayor, other Bay Area cities, the threat of ICE sweeping, SFGate reported.

Your tweet on Saturday, consistent with previous reports that the law enforcement authorities in Northern California would not areas, together with the ICE cream and noted state law “prohibits the entrepreneur from the assistance of ICE agents in immigration enforcement, and bars, FBI agents access to employees.”

Schaaf, the search for re-election, said in January that they would be willing to go to jail to defend the city’s sanctuary city status, and has openly opposed the Trump government crackdown on illegal immigration.

“It is no surprise that the bully in chief is still intimidating to try our most vulnerable residents,” Schaaf said at the time. “We are very clear that our values want to protect, you need to all of our residents, regardless of where we come from. We want to protect families, not tear them apart.”

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And California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, running for Governor, praised Schaaf public warning, saying SFGate: “We can and we must protect immigrant families by Donald Trump, the mass deportations. I would like to thank mayor Schaaf for their courage and hope that the local guide will lead you follow.”

ICE told KGO-TV on Saturday that the office was not sure what Schaaf referred to the “There is ICE operations every day.”

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