Friday, September 14, 2018

As Florence Hits Coastline, North Carolina Residents Fear Immigration Enforcement


Map courtesy of National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Florence is in the news and on our minds.  As often occurs in weather emergency situations, some of the most vulnerable may be reluctant to seek assistance.   Tina Vasquez of Rewire News reports that, because of their immigration status, many undocumented residents have been afraid to approach officials with Florence evacuation questions and concerns, fearing immigrant detention or worse.


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