Following a slow-down in deportations due to the pandemic, civil rights organizations have been issuing alerts that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement may begin arresting Cambodian community members in mid-February.
Attorney Anoop Prasad, of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, a civil rights nonprofit, said on Monday that advocates’ prediction is based on analyzing annual patterns in deportations and written notices of the deportations, the latter of which is a more precise indicator. According to Prasad, immigrants are typically returned to their native country in large charter flights whenever someone receives a notice.
“So it’s never been just one person,” Prasad said.
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