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Wednesday was the first day of school for children in Mississippi. By the end of the school day, an unknown number of immigrant children were homeless. Hours earlier, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents conducted massive raids at 7 food processing plants, detaining 680 undocumented immigrant workers.

The raids were conducted by 600 agents and local law enforcement who fanned out across multiple towns around Jackson, Mississippi at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Anyone without proper identification papers was detained for processing.

Legal aliens, aka green card holders, must present their green cards on demand or they too face deportation.

By Wednesday night, 300 of the 680 detainees - mostly single mothers - were released from custody. About 30 of the 300 released migrants were bused back to the plant where they were taken from.

ICE did not contact the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services prior to the start of the early-morning raids, according to the Clarion Ledger.

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24 hours after the raids, MDCPS workers still did not know how many immigrant children were left without at least one parent at home. School bus drivers were instructed to return the children to school if a parent or a guardian was not at home.

Members of the public, who found children crying in the street, brought the children to a community center gym where they were fed pizza. But some of the children were too distraught to eat.

Moments after the raids began, Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services spokesperson Lea Anne Brandon called foster parents who could take the children in. Members of the public called to offer meals and beds to homeless children.

"We've been up all night trying to figure this out," said Brandon.

Thursday morning, workers in the affected counties began checking with the schools and churches to "identify children who may have been alone last night," she said.

Brandon said the agency still had not heard from ICE officials on Thursday.

Bryan Cox, ICE spokesperson, was unapologetic for the lack of communication, saying, "Law enforcement arrests people every day who may have children."

Cox said everyone taken into custody on Wednesday was asked if they had children in schools or at home. He said everyone who had a child at home would be processed "expeditiously."

Cox said he did not know how many children were left without a parent or guardian at home.

If a couple was detained with minor children at home, one of them would be released on "humanitarian grounds," according to a press release issued Thursday by U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst.

"Based on these procedures, it is believed that all children were with at least one of their parents as of last night," the press release stated.

By Thursday evening, some of the children still were not reunited with their parents.

"Government please show some heart," an 11-year-old girl told WJTV. "Let my parent be free. I need my dad and mommy," the girl said tearfully. "My dad didn't do anything, he's not a criminal."

For parents who were not released from custody, agents provided cell phones so they could call family members or friends to make arrangements for their children.

Those who were not released from custody included criminals with outstanding arrest warrants and illegals who were given final deportation orders but did not leave the country.

Photos by LUKE MONTAVON/AFP/Getty Images, PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

  • Mrz Justketta

    This is all so heartbreaking:(

  • Ghetto Real Name

    People are still responding to me from the first post on this shit yesterday afternoon. Done turned my e- notifications the hell off. I caint.

  • EMILY POST

    The company should get fined for each worker. Wow so people are on welfare in that state.. People who can work but they are employing non citizens from other countries because they have kids.
    Heartbreaking is the American Welfare system. Heartbreaking is single American Moms who the government has to be their Childs fathers and care takers.

  • Whiplash(lacejagger)

    So can I go rob a bank because I need money and a better life,and if I’m caught seek asylum for myself and child....Laws are laws.

  • Junkanoo

    This is heartbreaking and disgraceful American forgien polices has caused a lot of damage in many of the very countries many are fleeing from.

  • Look@m3
  • Look@m3
  • Dontgetdraggedhoe??

    And im sure its not because ppl online have been cussing you tf out? If i were them id pack my shit and head to my country and let you lazy bishes starve.

  • ShWa

    It's is a bad situation, especially for the children, I just don't know why people don't take the legal measures to come to America other countries don't let people just come and live there, America is no different.

  • Dontgetdraggedhoe??

    Very much so
    But necessary
    Its about time we stop acting like white people arent out to get every single minority group out there. Im shocked they havent thrown the gays into rehab camps. These devils are evil and they need to be stripped of their powers. One thing trump did good wad persecute every tf body. Black ppl got it, africans, women, gays, immigrants, children, animals heck he went after nature. So now, is we jumping these white devils together as one or do we want to keep arguing amongst ourselves?

  • CardiB’sAbs

    Welp.

  • Ni Ni

    We've been up all night trying to figure this out," said Brandon.
    _____________________
    No plan, just deal with our mess, smh. It's low that human beings can be so cruel to children. Any child molester could have picked those children up off the streets and ruined them for life.

  • Look@m3

    I have been saying this in my head for IDUNNO how long.. Just like what they did to them Haitian kids!!! Its all messed up

  • Kanyade

    Jackson, MS.

    ...

    What about the non-green card-havers in Greenpoint, NYC? Portage Park, Chi-town? Fox River, Alaska? Brighton Beach, NYC?

  • Vonn

    I'm going to chick fil a for lunch. I haven't been there in a while. I can already taste my #1 with cheese. ???

  • Kanyade

    600 ICE agents...earning that overtime.

  • Marlika

    Call me cold hearted, but I could careless about these people ( minus the chirren). They have over populated the US it’s disgusting. As a Black Woman in this country I gots my own shat to deal with ??????

  • Ni Ni

    Sounds good. I like cheese on any other sandwich, but not my chic fil a.

  • Vonn

    It's so good.?

  • Look@m3

    Chic Fi la is supporting trump...I just found this out! Now I have a hard decision to make....

  • CardiB’sAbs

    It’s always a sad situation when children have to suffer due to the parents’ irresponsible and criminal behavior. Several black families have been destroyed to to the same thing.

  • Kanyade

    "Cox said he did not know [does not care] how many children were left without a parent or guardian at home."

  • ShelbyMoore

    In essence ANCHORING their way illegally into the country...

  • Vonn

    I know. KFC is on that list too. Two of my favs.

  • Look@m3

    Yeah I stopped fing with KFC a looonng time ago when the talks of them changing their name because they weren't serving chicken came out. Every since then I have not been able to eat there and they could be serving chicken but I just cant seem to do it. LOL.

  • datjerk

    Staying here illegally by any means necessary

  • Vonn

    That's understandable.

  • TheWildChild

    Sad? But in all honesty, I bet the plant owners called ICE and coordinated this raid to avoid fines and to eliminate staff before the big minimum wage hike ($15) is in effect. ? Ruthless

  • Look@m3

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    Forgot about that darn hike!! Dang you think they would have them deported rather than just let them go. That's COLDER than ICE.

  • Look@m3

    but then...would the hike even apply to someone that is illegal? hmmm

  • TheWildChild

    ?yep, to avoid fines by cooperating with ICE. Deportation is part of the process. I bet them fines are waived.

  • TheWildChild

    Yes? because the plant doesn't need the Dept. of Labor or DOJ riding them, you think them 600 peeps not gonna want that pay increase too? it's a vicious world.

  • Virgoqween

    Interesting how you hire undocumented people and the report them. Shouldn’t they be in trouble for hiring them? How are you distributing W2s and accurately reporting to the IRS when you workers have no papers?

  • Virgoqween

    I must live in an area where they don’t come. I don’t see how it’s any more of them than anybody else.

  • The Art

    Unfortunately, when you're here illegally this type of ish can happen to you at anytime. I do think it's cruel to separate kids from their parents, however, I can't ignore the fact that these people are breaking the law. Would any other minority group be allowed to blatantly break the law without consequence? I don't know what a happy medium would be here, but the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Ultimately, these parents are the ones responsible for putting their kids in such vulnerable situations.

  • morenYAHdelsur

    Idk where to start with this.

    It was heartbreaking to hear and see that baby cry on the news. Black folks screaming ‘why should I care, they don’t care about me’ are just as terrible as their yt oppressors. We want folks to care about our plight, yet turn our back on them. That ain’t cool. I know lots of Hispanics that are ok with my black åss!

    Let me tell y’all this, Mexicans rebuilt my whole city. Many of which are still friends with my parents ‘til this day! After Katrina them people did the work that many others would not. Yes, some folks are criminals, but in my experience, many just want a stable livable income. No, I do not agree with anyone mooching off the system, BUT I also do not agree with this.

  • the guest

    Illegal immigrants can't live in the United States and they cant use their babies and children as pawns to live in the U.S. illegally. Enter legally or don't enter at all.

  • the guest

    Illegal immigrants can't live in the United States and they cant use their babies and children as pawns to live in the U.S. illegally. Enter legally or don't enter at all.

  • Look@m3

    Dang...

  • Look@m3

    Dang...

  • DeJeri

    Because they're in on it.

  • DeJeri

    Because they're in on it.

  • chan chan

    Not my fight and they’ve been warned.

  • chan chan

    Not my fight and they’ve been warned.

  • The Art

    Why single out black people? What about their fellow Latino's who voted for Trump and are actively trying to curb illegal immigration. Why is it assumed that black people must automatically lead the charge for the plight of every minority?

  • The Art

    Why single out black people? What about their fellow Latino's who voted for Trump and are actively trying to curb illegal immigration. Why is it assumed that black people must automatically lead the charge for the plight of every minority?

  • SpiceGirl

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    Sad situation ALL the way around! (Poor Kids)

  • SpiceGirl

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    Sad situation ALL the way around! (Poor Kids)

  • Harley

    Thank you! People are so insensitive and don’t look at the bigger picture.

    White immigrants and Asian immigrants arent being seprated from their family.

    Black and brown people are a target in this country and that’s a problem

  • Harley

    Thank you! People are so insensitive and don’t look at the bigger picture.

    White immigrants and Asian immigrants arent being seprated from their family.

    Black and brown people are a target in this country and that’s a problem

  • Braxton P. Hartnabrig

    Would you rather live in a lawless society where lil niggas like Dawnta Harris can run up in your crib and take all your ##^% you worked hard for? 17 and about to do life in prison over things that Gambia, Senegalese and, Ghana immigrants work HARD for. I'm so happy they giving these life sentences because all THEY do #$^% with people that didn't do any thing to them. I say keep the immigrants because they work hard and deport all the up and coming Dawnta Harris and the men who makes them. OH YEAH, I was just bumping Heed The Word Of The Brotha.

  • Braxton P. Hartnabrig

    Would you rather live in a lawless society where lil niggas like Dawnta Harris can run up in your crib and take all your ##^% you worked hard for? 17 and about to do life in prison over things that Gambia, Senegalese and, Ghana immigrants work HARD for. I'm so happy they giving these life sentences because all THEY do #$^% with people that didn't do any thing to them. I say keep the immigrants because they work hard and deport all the up and coming Dawnta Harris and the men who makes them. OH YEAH, I was just bumping Heed The Word Of The Brotha.

  • Harley

    Unfortunately being black in America can get you killed by the police ..... I mean there is so much wrong in this country. People who are seeking asylum from dangerous countries shouldn’t be treated as animals.

    Let’s not forget white people were immigrants before they raped ,pillaged and colonized every country they have and white immigrants are not being targeted. It race related

  • morenYAHdelsur

    That’s the REAL problem! You’re right! Where all them illegal China-men going to? It’s racist and for some reason some black people can’t see it as such. Ain’t nobody gon piss on my head, and tell me it’s raining (LOL old school maw maw saying)!

  • chan chan

    Not true a thousand Chaldeans been kicked out and deported in Michigan and a lot of them had extensive criminal records. The media just choose to show Hispanics.

  • Harley

    Do don’t be mad when folks don’t care about the treatment of black People either. Only minorities are being targeted not white immigrants.

  • RespectSelf

    The sad part is that this has been happening for YEARS. And this is only making news because of Trump smh. So they really don't even care about these people. They are just using them for public outrage towards Trump.

  • Harley

    ????

  • Eric B

    from a moral and ethical perspective, I get why many people are upset and saddened by what took place. However, America is a nation of laws and rarely does ethical or moral standards enter the equation in matters like this. For me, blame can be shared by many. There has to be some culpability for the parents/guardians of these children. Whoever these people are knew they were here illegally and knew the risks involved in doing so, especially the potential impact it would have on their children. Although I disagree with how it was done, something had to be done. It's our elected officials job to develop policy to best address this issue. Don't get mad at 45 for following the rule of law. I assure you, if he was not following the law, he would be charged for not doing so.

  • chan chan

    We shouldn’t that is why it’s not our fight. They don’t like us anyways and as usual ignorant black folk jumping up talking about this sad when they have a home in another country and refuse to pack their family up and go back.

  • The Art

    There's a legal process for seeking asylum. When anyone bypasses our legal processes they've essentially committed a crime and put themselves at the mercy of law enforcement.

  • Harley

    Thank you! People act like they don’t care but don’t see the bigger picture that they are out to get us all

  • Harley

    America’s foreign policy is the reason many of these people are seeking asylum and why aren’t white immigrants being round up?

  • chan chan

    Until black ppl are treated fairly I’m not concerned about criminals seeking asylum.

  • Harley

    So why aren’t white immigrants and Asians being round up? Why is a wall only being built to keep Mexicans out? What about the others? Why is it specific to Latin and African countries

  • chan chan

    Thus they become a criminal

  • Eric B

    I agree, the rules and enforcement of said rules should be applied across the board, regardless of color or where you are from.

  • The Art

    No, I do empathize with them, but as a black person, immigration reform is not a major concern of mine. And I don't understand why people think it should be.

  • Harley

    They are from Iraq and Arab nations I am speaking of the Irish and Russians who are here illegally

  • chan chan

    Not true all illegals are being rounded up I see it everyday. Unfortunately the Hispanics really is trying to invade the country and it’s more of them than anything.

  • Harley

    THANK YOU!!!

  • Harley

    How about deport these white men shooting up citizens. Like the white thug who walked into Walmart yesterday in full military artillery? Or the “mentally ill” white men raping children

    Or deport the white men creating the foreign policies that are screwing these countries and making these people wanna seek asylum here

  • The Art

    Maybe they are and the media isn't reporting it. Keep in mind that thousands of immigration raids happened under Bush and Obama. I think Obama may have had the most deportations of any recent president. But, regardless, when you break the law and get caught, you're at the mercy of the judicial system, which isn't designed to be wholly fair.

  • morenYAHdelsur

    The public is outraged because Trump IS IN FACT racist.

  • Harley

    But their not criminals they are families who are willing to work to live in a country where they are not being killed.

    Yet the real criminals white terrorist men are actually killing and committing heinous crimes and chump is just letting it happen

  • 2gr8ful

    No E-Verification they need to be arrested as well, but crickets on that I guess.

  • Harley

    But even when you don’t break the law here you can be shot and killed for being a black man.... all the politicians and even our president breaking the law and it actually affects us and they have no consequences. I guess only poor people of color have to suffer consequences whether they commit a crime or not

  • Harley

    You must not live in a city where Chinese and Armenian immigrants are “invading” the country cuz it’s not just Hispanics

  • The Art

    That same logic can be applied to many of GOOD black people who're in prison for doing something illegal, ONCE, in an attempt to make a better life for their families. But, yet they're considered criminals.

  • Harley

    Black People have never been treated fairly in this country ?????

  • The Chosen 1.

    Even though they are here illegally, i wish they would just leave them alone. if they had their way, they would round 'us' up and try to deport us, too. but they are here now just like us. when the Lord judges us all, is he going to judge us on our skin color or if we are legal/illegal. no, he is going to judge us on the life that we have lived and the works we have done. let these people live and have a better life. i just read about how they found 19 people in Mexico dead, due to gang rivalry. some of the individuals had been butchered, hanged from bridges whereas females were killed, too.

  • Harley

    And the same argument can be made for the politicians and corporate big wigs who do things illegal everyday that affect millions and are still walking into their mansions with no consequences. You can come up with all the scenarios you like. People of color are targeted in this country in different ways and it isn’t fair. To say you don’t care about another race being targeted is just sad when we are ALL targets in this country

  • Harley

    Thank you! Constantly spewing hate and ignorance

  • morenYAHdelsur

    Right LOL. That part isn’t fake news. Racists support him. Racists are emboldened by him. He never goes on record denying these associations. Has he said anything about the plethora of racist gunmen chanting his name? No. Instead he says “there are good people on both sides” LOL a crock of chit!

  • RespectSelf

    I wouldn't be surprised if every old wealthy white man is racist, but that doesn't negate the fact that they are trying to make this a Trump problem. They have been doing this for years and the stories have been sad... Not just because Trump is racist and in the office smh

  • ALLMINE?

    They shoulda did shit the legal way..I'm sick of hearing about this shit.

  • ALLMINE?

    Black folks are too sensitive.

  • ALLMINE?

    Well we could be living in a treehouse in Africa. Ain't no place better for black folks then America.

  • chan chan

    That’s right so until then it’s not my fight.

  • ALLMINE?

    How we gonna be treated fairly? U really think that's a possibility?

  • ALLMINE?

    We're not treated fairly anywhere. Globally we have no power.

  • chan chan

    I sure do and guess what the media isn’t putting that on blast which mean the media is trying to start a civil war trying to make Hispanics believe they are the only ones being deported. I’m not going to war for no illegal.

  • ALLMINE?

    They don't..

  • CardiB’sAbs

    They are. One was sent back to romania recently

  • ALLMINE?

    Girl shut up. I hope u not raising ur kids to be as emotional as u.

  • chan chan

    If u do your research many of the men have several criminal convictions and the women are committing welfare fraud. That’s criminal. They are stealing resources and committing felonies.

  • chan chan

    They all are being kicked out.

  • RespectSelf

    I agree... I guess my point is that folks should care without a media agenda smh. Years before Trump got into the office, I was reading about a girl who came home and her parents were gone... and she was saying that was a common thing. It was sad!!! But what is even more sad is that all these folks that are mad about it now won't care when the next president is in office. They care now because it's just another reason to hate trump. They didn't care when Obama was in the office and people were getting deported left and right.

  • CardiB’sAbs

    Amen!

  • chan chan

    Agreed it totally doesn’t benefit us.

  • ALLMINE?

    Meanwhile Mexicans don't even recognize their african people in Mexico.. they living in swamp waters.

  • CardiB’sAbs

    Agreed

  • Jorjapeach

    That's what I say!. I am sorry for all involved, but my mother came here on a student visa, the legal way. I remember her having to learn the pledge of allegiance, the American Constitution, ect, before she swore in. it's unfortunate, but it has to be fair.

  • Bree

    I wonder if there would be an outrage if this were blacks? I have worked with undocumented immigrants and their children and let me tell you, from my experience these people will rob, steal, and/or kill. Rhey want everything for free. They come here and get taught English for free and are giving refuge, when some are actually fugitives. The sad part is we've housed so many of them. I don't believe this is because of Trump. This happens all the time. They shouldn't be here without the proper paperwork and so forth. This is US territory, what did they think would happen? I'm not a heartless human being but the truth is some of these people could care less about Americans. I'm only speaking from experience. They are not nice at all and they will try you. I have worked with them and they seem very privileged and are very demanding. They have no love and no mercy for us. They will call the "man" on you with the quickness!

  • TransMichelle

    Being black in America can get you killed even more by other black people. I don't need to go over the statistics here. Say your piece but stop the bullsh*t. Odumba was called the "Deporter in Chief." Between 2009 and 2015 his administration removed dam near 3 million people. I wonder how many Europeans there were?. The majority of "illegals" come from Mexico then Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, China, India, Philippines, South Korea, Ecuador, and Columbia. Do you see Norway or Denmark on the dam list? I mean really....
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  • 2gr8ful

    The complaint has been that illegals are taking jobs from Americans but most of the time immigrants work low paying jobs that Americans don’t want to work. Most if not ALL companies with a government E-Verification mandated system can’t hire applicants without proper identification and only citizens, residents and work permit holders can get those jobs. The low paying and long hour jobs that pay them under the table with no documentation most citizens don’t desire. I am not condoning coming here illegally but these people probably heard about a demand for workers in this area. So they passed all those other big cities they could blend in better to move to Morton, Mississippi...ok.

  • The Art

    I don't disagree, but these people have broken the law.

  • Bree

    After Hurricane Katrina they were in New Orleans looking for work. They took crumbs. But one thing I learned about them is that they will rob you. Anything that they can get access to they will take. I'm telling you from experience. They don't mind working for pennies but they will take from you too. My job use to give the custodians the leftover food from meetings and events we would have at work. And when I worked in the hotel industry, our company hired a temp agency, all Hispanics. The women would take leftover food or even items they found in the trash from the guest rooms after checkouts.

  • The Art

    And that's where my energy is directed. Illegal immigrants are being detained and sent HOME. They're not being shot dead for being here illegally.

  • 2gr8ful

    Why would they deport law abiding citizens? Meanwhile 600 ICE agents targeted on this but I am in fear of my children being safe in their schools. I get it though not a federal problem...

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  • The Art

    No, they're NOT just like us!! They weren't brought here against their will, enslaved, raped, tortured, demeaned, treated as property and legally considered to be less than human. Only to be "freed" and made to live along side and under the civil rule of their oppressors, thrown every disadvantage in the book, and then forced to face constant public comparisons to their oppressors, just so they can be made to feel that they'll never be enough despite being "free". They are NOTHING like us!

  • Oh Tommie

    I’m all for deporting whoever is in the country illegally...HOWEVER, there HAS to be a more humane way of doing this.

  • Simone

    American Mothers, Black, White, and of all races are pulled from their jobs and homes, locked up for crimes and separated from their kids daily and Democrat politicians and activists don't shed one tear or protest on their behalf. Illegal immigrants are cheap or under-the-table labor so employers don't have to pay Americans mandated minimum wages. Respect our country's laws and come here legally like my parents did.

  • StoneColdLady

    What is the alternative? They got arrested because they were here illegally; what do you all suggest should’ve happened with the children? If you or I get arrested with children, they ask if so can come get them, if not DFCS is called, it appears the same thing happened in this case

  • SugarFoot a.k.a Ty

    Members of the public, who found children crying in the street, brought the children to a community center gym where they were fed pizza. But some of the children were too distraught to eat.
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    I guess this is whats viewed as great in this good ol' country. We're so phucked :(

  • Hunni24

    Well she had to do more to stay legally. A student visa is only temporary. Lots of people come here "legally", but stay "illegally" until they can get the right papers. It's all a matter of timing, money and luck.

  • Hazel

    PREACH

  • Hunni24

    Lots of people do enter legally like Jorjapeach's mom below. However, depending on the type of visa they have, if they stay longer than the allotted time, they then become illegal. So as other posters are mentioning, there are lots of whites (especially Russians), Asians and even Africans who come here legally, overstay and become illegals, but are not or appear to not be targeted for deportation. I'm sure they are, they are just not high profile as the Hispanic illegals.

  • Hazel

    It's always sad to see kids cry, but what is sadder to me is seeing AMERICAN children denied college scholarships because illegals are taking the money.

  • chan chan

    And that’s fine but I’m not fighting for other folks. I will save my fight for myself.

  • chan chan

    Hello!

  • Missk

    You really you need to stop spreading rumors ,illegals dont qualify for federal financial aid , and if they qualify for state it has to be special grant which are funded by people who wants to specially help illegal.

  • ALLMINE?

    Me neither. I agree

  • Hazel

    I'm not talking about public funds (loans and grants). THUS the word ' scholarships'. I'm talking about private university funds that are open to 'illegals'. All elite need-blind private schools accommodate . Don't try me.

  • morenYAHdelsur

    Lots of blocked users here ?

  • xenaD

    Weren’t some of the illegals brought over here from babies?..

  • The Chosen 1.

    and you are right. they didn't care, when obama was in office nor care when the next president takes oath. it's sad to say, but this country sees fit to only rally and protest against things when it is necessary for them. i feel for the separated families because it is a terrible thing to be separated from ones' mother, let alone lose one like me.

  • Ayeola George

    so what if foreigners get scholarships.. if they are deserving y not? people get scholarships to the US all the time. I live in the Caribbean and it was just reported 16 kids got scholarships to us boarding schools... kids here get scholarships to play sports.. I don't get your point at all.

  • Ayeola George

    thats my take as well. I came to America legally. I overstayed. I left knowing full well I would have to wait at least a decade before even trying to come back... and the way things are these days I am in no rush. i get y so many people here are angry but your country AMERICA has peddled in the affairs of many if not all Latin American countries and the US is responsible for some of the atrocities that these people are running away from. so its not so simple and black and white as some of you put it. further, some of these same undocumented workers who were rounded up have been here since they were kids /teens - brougtht by their parents... what are they going back (insert LAC country) too? its just a sad situation to me.

  • The Chosen 1.

    what i was saying is that they did not want us here either, but only to use us for the hardcore use of manual labor to benefit them, only when necessary.

  • Ayeola George

    so what if they take some food... it was going to a dumpster.. you make it sound like they were taking cash out a register.

  • Ayeola George

    thats sad and I feel sorry for you that this is your immigrant experience. I am from an island that is ruled by a black man, where most managers are black women, where most people aspire too and do own their own home. We are educated and culturally rich. How you havent met one of us? You need to open up your mind a bit.

  • Hazel

    I'm not surprised you don't get my point....suffice it to say that when I donate to MY boarding school and elite colleges, I earmark my funds to make sure I'm not helping to pay for you and yours.

  • DroneRivers

    Let's see if these kids get reunited with their parents or if they'll be stolen and mysteriously "lost", too.

  • DroneRivers

    Exactly! And while they're being so enthusiastic about deporting people who are here illegally, deport all those overstayed visas. They make up a bigger number than people crossing borders.

  • Cheese eggs

    You're cold hearted.

  • MistaO

    I've had several employees over the years who were visibly in pain and when I inquired about why they haven't been to the doctor, they stated they didn't want another hospital bill, even with insurance!

    Yall know they GIVE these ILLEGALS free healthcare? We pay for them with these billings for $200 asprin and whatnot.

    Bottom line, take yo ass to any of their countries, cross in and try to set up shop! Go ahead and see what those countries do to people who violate their sovereign borders!

  • chan chan

    Exactly I’m gonna save my outrage and fight for my people, no one else.

  • MistaO

    Tellit!

  • Cheese eggs

    Pardon me but you have always been paying for undocumented immigrants health care. It is federally mandated by law that if a person comes into a hospital...especially a county one, they must be seen regardless of their ability to pay. So the American tax payer has already been paying for undocumented immigrants health care. It's nothing new. And your employees should apply for Obama care.

  • MistaO

    This is fact. Therefore, all the more reason their asses need to be removed and immigrate the LEGAL way, just like all the other people who come here properly.

    Just because something is "nothing new" doesn't mean you keep doing it, especially if it is negatively impacting hard working Americans!!

  • Kayke

    What qualified your mother to convert her status?

  • Kayke

    Exactly.

  • Jorjapeach

    Absolutely she did more! She worked in Africa, saved her money, applied for a visa & came to America. While a college student, she worked 3 jobs and earned her Master's degree. She later got married, applied for her green card and got her citizenship. My cousin came on a temporary visa, joined the Navy and got his as well. My point is, that they did it leagally and strategically. Just because you get to America, you stop the process. You complete it by any means necessary (well not by death or destruction), but you know what I mean. Anything worth having is worth working hard for!!!!

  • MistaO

    Obama care is hella expensive as well. It shouldn't be an either or when it comes to the law anyway. All these Africans Europeans and people from other places get in line, apply, pay and take the required classes to get in. Why should anybody follow the rules/law if they aren't equally applicable to all?

    Either we are going to have standards and laws for ALL people or just scrap it all and let any damn body in here!

    And YOU will be the first one up in arms when one of these free crossers take something or does something to you...

  • Whiplash(lacejagger)

    And these young black men terrorizing their own neighborhoods. In addition to fearing a white mass shooter, I fear the thugs running around local hoods not giving a damn, robbing, shooting, and killing.

  • Kayke

    Those children are not left outside their homes and wandering the street. There are usually preparations made. This is disgusting.

  • Jorjapeach

    I answered it below. I saw your question late!

  • Lovechild

    I have no tears to shed for them. I keep my tears for a black American single mothers. Although I am not a single mother that’s who I’d be crying over.

  • Jorjapeach

    Tell it like it tis......

  • Hunni24

    So your cousin had to have a green card to join the military or did the military sponsor him? Your mom worked 3 jobs on a student visa? What happened between going to school and getting married? What was her status? Those are things that most people don't know about. So it's always easy to say my family member did it so why can't others? But they are so many steps in between and let's not even mention the cost. However, in the end you are correct. Anything worth having is worth working hard to attain.

  • http://www.findyournichewithme.com Low E. 30BELOW

    APPARENTLY SEVERAL (READ: MOST) PEOPLE HAD GREEN CARDS AND WERE TAKEN ANYWAY...THIS WAS SOME INTENTIONAL BS.

  • Bree

    They would have done that too if we had one. I worked in a hotel industry. Those people were out for themselves and didn't care about anyone else.

  • Bree

    I work with and have come across so many ethnicities in my line of work, on and off the field. Don't feel sorry for me. I feel sorry for you because you are misunderstanding my comments. I have met black islanders, they were not very nice. If I weren't open minded I would these people the way they treat us on my job, as if we are trash. Again, I work on and off the field helping people like you that come to us for help. My PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL experience has NOT been the best. Many want SOMETHING for NOTHING. No one owes ANYONE, ANYTHING. And that is what I tell them.

  • gellie

    You just touched on the dirty open secret that nobody will talk about. The US has been propping up and financing drug lords and cartels in Latin America for DECADES. They've been picking sides in wars and sometimes playing both sides...that's when shit gets ugly and people start fleeing. This is the fall out from that. And then you have American business...who believe in Capitalism so long as they can rig it in their favor. The way Capitalism SHOULD work is you have a job opening that pays say...$8/hr. If you can't find enough bodies willing to do that work at that price, you SHOULD raise the wage until the bodies start coming through the door. But American business doesn't want Capitalism to benefit YOU, only THEM. So they either pack up and move to country with cheap labor, or they import it. Hence, illegal immigration. It's a much more complicated issue than most people realize.

  • Harley

    Your a troll and a racist. There are thugs of all races terrorizing their own neighborhoods. Asian, Latin, black and white. The mass shooters aka terrorist are white male and that is who my statement is regarding. Crime happens in said demographics. Mass killings are by white men

  • Harley

    How is someone killing people law abiding citizens? You can’t be serious. These white men are terrorizing people of color and their own

  • Harley

    Uggh your not getting my point. People of color are being targeted in this country. White people have privilege and are the only people with privilege. That’s the issue. We are being targeted and any person of color being targeted has sympathy on my book

  • Harley

    Oh really welfare fraud?? That’s laughable. Let’s talk about the politicians, pharmaceutical companies and millionaires committing fraud. Fraud that actually affects us on major levels.

  • Harley

    ??????

  • Whiplash(lacejagger)

    Troll? I’ve been posting on sandra’s Website since 2005. Prejudice? Well yeah I tolerate white ppl but I have my opinions about them.. so I guess you can call me racist. I’m a proud black woman! But I speak the truth when I say that young black men are the perps in OUR neighborhoods. Now kiss my converse. ?

  • Whiplash(lacejagger)

    Oh and it’s “you’re” not “ your”
    I’m not Asian or I don’t identify with others, nor do I live in their neighborhoods. I am speaking from what I see in my community, that’s predominantly black. Kindly go ahead and continue kissing my converse.

  • FakeNeanderthal Jesus

    yet you sign off on all the money Amerikkka waste terrorizing other countries with their illegal wars.

  • 2gr8ful

    That was being sarcastic lol as if to say those ones you mentioned appeared (before) to be law abiding citizens aka hiding terrorists/killers but the non citizens who are just working to feed their families at the plant were.

  • Cheese eggs

    Well you sound......predisposed to anger. Again. All I was stating was a fact. If you're mad...you're mad. It doesn't change the facts. Additionally, if they're YOUR employees....you could pay for or subsidize their health care...like I do. Just a thought. And here's a secret that's going to change your life.....the United States is not full. It's not in any danger of overcrowding. We are not running out of food or land. We send.most of our produce to other countries. California alone would be able to feed several countries all by itself. I'm all for laws and the rule there in of, but it takes a person from a Latino country on average 15-25 years to get here legally. Is that reasonable? Or course not. New and fair immigration laws are needed. I'm done. Don't bother responding....you've been blocked ?. Have a enjoyable weekend

  • Mrs. King

    I see u hate illegals! So let me guest everyone u do business with is a US citizens right. That hate ur sprewing makes u no better than that awful azz president.

  • Applebum

    I literally just cried looking at the pictures. They steal kids and sell them. This is sad. America is big enough for everyone.

  • chan chan

    Ummmmm we are talking about illegals right now. I’m sure if we jump subjects we can discuss more fraud but the discussion is illegals doing illegal things.

  • Hazel

    So now you know my politics based on my stance on a single issue? Therein lies the issue with people like you. All talk with no independent thought behind it.

  • Hazel

    How could I possibly hate people I don't know. That would be racist lol. I hate the policy...big difference.

  • chan chan

    Oh yea my sister in law job is to make sure the illegals get your benefits for free.

  • LP

    You need to be crying over a book...that's a poorly written comment. You're the same person that will get mad when white folks don't sympathize with injustices in the Black community. Another thing there are plenty of Black, single mothers doing just fine without your tears!

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    See, the gigs are up... Your here illegaly... You have children,WRONGLY THINKING IF YOU HAVE procreate THEN YOU WILL BE ABLE TO STAY... THEN you apply for benefits and get ALLLL THE BENEFITS AND EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE HAVING BABY AFTER BABY AFTER BABY. THINKING THAT YOUR SCOTT FREE.... SO NOT ONLY DID YOUR STUNT, TO DO IT YOUR WAY BACKFIRE, NOOWW, THE WHOLE USA IS WRONG FOR ENFORCING THE RULES. THE DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES NEED TO BE REVOKED AND THE OVER SEXED ILLEGAL FOLK WHO DIDN'T READ NOR GIVE FUX ARE MAD CAUSE THERE GAME IS OVER... YES, POOR CHILDREN BUT AGAIN, DON'T MAKE YOUR OWN RULES, BREAK ESTABLISHED RULES, THEN EXPECT ENTITLEMENT.. NEGROES NEED TO HAVE SEVERAL SEATS AND BACK THE HECK UP, 'CAUSE IF YOU NON CONTRIBUTORS TO SOCIETY AZZESES who been getting FREE RIDES AND NOW WANT SOMETHING for nothing then your next too... It's 2019.. GET IT HOW YOU LIVE!

  • chan chan

    Not to mention they talk about u like a dog in their language. I love the app I use that interpret all languages and I use it all the time. They know u are using it and they stop talking. I used it at the nail salon and that Chinese MF was literally talking about a crime someone he know committed. ? maaaaan phuck an illegal.

  • Hazel

    Perhaps in surface area, but simple economics proves that cheap labor depresses wages. Excessive demand and low supply (ie in healthcare, education and services) decreases the quality of outcomes and increases taxes. We will offer suffer. ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS NOT A VICTIMLESS CRIME.

  • LP

    You sound stupid, Africans do it too. It's not a race thing it's a money thing. People have to eat. I go on business and will waste a good $50 in groceries sometimes, so I don't see a problem if they take it when I've checked out...

  • LP

    Last time I checked all races commit crimes...and the term "hook up" originated where???? Shit everybody wouldn't mind a little help from time to time.

  • LP

    Then fu@k them up on site instead of whining about it on a blog.

  • Bree

    Exactly! They get free everything almost. I didn't know they were able to get EIC when they file taxes. If their children are born in the US, they can get EIC. I never knew that.

  • Bree

    You sound stupid. You don't know me. Let me help you with something since you did fully read or understand my comment. It has been MY EXPERIENCE with certain people. You are NOT suppose to take ANYTHING, it is suppose to go in the trash unless it is a tip. I supervised them. Because I have a heart, I wrote tickets for them to have it, unlike my counterparts.

  • Bree

    Pay attention before you comment on everything I post. I helped these people. They were stealing at first. I started writing them tickets so they could show security that I gave them permission to have it. I'm not putting down a race. I'm speaking from MY EXPERIENCE with illegal immigrants. Other ethnicities worked there, but they were not taking anything. Security watches everything!

  • Bree

    I use to have empathy for these people. They are harsh and mean individuals. I'm speaking from EXPERIENCE. One lady tried to get me fired when I was the ONLY ONE that did EVERYTHING to help her. They spoke against her in their own language and they wanted her OUT! I spoke up for her and she had human resources do an investigation on me. They found NOTHING.

  • Lovechild

    F off. Troll.

  • chan chan

    Ummm they don’t talk about me they be talking about the overweight black women. They talk about the black men. If anyone said anything about me they would definitely get verbally checked or chin checked. Black folks are stupid, always feeling bad for these illegals and they don’t care about u.

  • the guest

    THIS!

  • the guest

    Exactly.

  • chan chan

    ????????

  • chan chan

    ???????? Thank u

  • Logan Roberts

    Sorry I have zero f*cks to give. I put my black race first before others.

  • Cliffpetty

    Dont give two f's. What about all the citizens jobs they took? Can careless

  • dontgetblocked

    This is not my problem! They don't give a damn about our kids! Those fertile, turtle shaped Mexicans keep spitting out kids and using them as an excuse to stay here illegally. Deport All of Them Aliens!

  • FJ

    Totally agree

  • Li-Wright

    First, DJT supporters and Mississippi voters don't care. DJT just sucks the air out of a room....I'm so sick of his performing arse. Just sick of him. And I'm starting to think that Mitch McConnell is the REAL president....Mitch is running this show.

  • speakinmymind

    Can you stay focused on THIS issue instead of deflecting to everything else as a weak ass comparison when people disagree with you?!?

    Damn, you done went from the colonial days, slavery, the holocaust, capitalism, etc. all in a vain attempt to 'win'. Just agree to disagree.

  • 6ue$$imh8n

    Me too.

  • Maxima

    Wrong. They can get TAP in New York State.

  • Maxima

    It is not hate, it is common sense.

  • Harley

    I am FOCUSED on this issue. The actual bigger issue! People of color are being targeted in MANY different ways! That’s the issue. And no matter how you wanna cut it, systematic racism is slowly trying to get rid of us. Whether it be murdering us in the streets, deporting people or the like there is a bigger plan. Europeans came here and colonized this land. They did it viciously and still have the same ways just in a different form. There is a bigger picture here a bigger plan and they want us to not care about what happens to the next that way they can cause dissension among us and keep dividing and conquering..... so yah I am on topic I see the bigger picture boo

  • Maxima

    This is sad, yet again I don't care. The relatives of the orphaned baby from the El Paso shooting were basically ass-kissing Trump and stated the baby's father was a Trump supporter.
    These people are dangerous to have in this country. They are so desperate that they will support the trend toward demagoguery in this country. The fact that they would come here knowing that there is a great possibility to be separated from their children under deplorable conditions is enough to make me say, "get them outta here". These are not the kind of folks we want to be voting.

  • Harley

    The subject is all people of color being targeted and them wanting to divide and conquer as they have been doing. It’s bigger than deportation. They have a bigger plan to get rid of brown and black folk

  • Harley

    So because I disagree you want me to kiss your shoe?? Yah ok real mature! And this is a forum so you correcting my grammar is just a way to deflect. So sorry you are not cultured. Maybe one day you will be privy to not living in a place where there is only one race. Maybe you will get out and travel. Understand the world is bigger than your tiny bubble!! Haha Poor little tink tink

  • Harley

    Your an idiot you can’t even have actual dialogue. You definitely don’t see the bigger picture but your probably living in the ghetto... sorry fo ya!!

  • Coffee1st

    Disgusting.

  • Janice Collins

    This is what normally happens and has happened for years. These are not folk who just happened to not be here legally, they are wanted for deportation. They've received due process and have have had ample time take arraignment. What y'all should be fighting for are the same rights for US citizens. You get arrested for a warrant you not getting release to get your kids. They calling CPs and hope that thing work out.

  • Eileen

    Ouch you said a lot..

  • Coffee1st

    "US is responsible for some of the atrocities that these people are running away from"...
    ^^^^^ Waiting for someone to tackle THIS....... no takers, huh?

  • Eileen

    You wanna pay higher taxes for these illegals? Not me

  • Harley
  • Coffee1st

    Most ppl are out for themselves. That attribute isn't illegal immigrant specific.

  • Harley

    Exactly and there are enough jobs for everyone too

  • Harley

    Exactly

  • Harley

    THANK YOU!

  • Harley
  • Harley

    Yep but they not worried about the white or Asians

  • Harley

    I keep saying this ????????

  • Harley

    So how is taking leftover food or food that would be thrown away theft or affecting you? How heartless are you. They must be hungry and have mouths to feed. It is similar to homeless people dumpster diving

  • Harley

    Exactly simple minded heartless fools

  • Harley

    Thank you

  • Coffee1st

    So let me get this straight.
    The food you were going to dispose of, they took. And because of that, you have a low opinion of them. The trash... meaning the "owner" no longer wanted it..... but they're stealing. Okay.
    Sorry. Aint no job going to influence me to throw away food when someone needs it. Someone desperate enough to eat from the trash gets my compassion, not judgement. At the end of the day, i have to answer to a Power much, much higher than them.

  • Coffee1st

    "So now, is we jumping these white devils together as one or do we want to keep arguing amongst ourselves?"
    ^^^^You already know. Politics, religion, football teams, spades.... we argue bout everythang.

  • Solstice

    ??? What is the name of this app? ?

  • Whiplash(lacejagger)

    It’s “you’re”... To be clear I added my opinion to a comment you made..you then proceeded to name call - “troll” - “racist”.. so who’s the idiot? I’m blocking your narcistic behind. Poof!

  • chan chan

    Live translator

  • chan chan

    I can go to the App Store and find a translating app. I had to find one because I was in Florida and the Uber driver didn’t speak english. ?

  • chan chan

    I think black ppl are use to no one sympathizing with us we will be ok. No sympathy here. They need to pack their family up and go home.

  • chan chan

    They shouldn’t be able to get anything they are illegal those benefits can go to actual black citizens.

  • EMILY POST

    Why don't they have to follow the rules? I don't understand what makes these people think they can go to other countries and not follow rules and just plop down starting families etc.
    Oh because America does not focus on them and they have been getting away with it for so long it is there norm. No one has ever challenged Immigration law breaking until now.
    Ice wouldn't even exist if they followed the rules you would have no need for Ice but Ice needs to tighten up.

  • Bree

    Whew!

  • Bree

    You obviously haven't read other comments I've written on this post. They were NOT suppose to take ANYTHING. That was the POLICY. I didn't write it. If I was HEARTLESS I would have gotten rid of all of them. I gave them tickets so they can take the stuff so security wouldn't say or do ANYTHING to them!!!!

  • Bree

    Of course it's true. This is MY EXPERIENCE with them. Please read ALL of comments CAREFULLY. I work with these people and their children on a daily basis on the job and off.

  • Bree

    No ma'am. No sir. I don't know which you are. The POLICY was that they only take their tips. Security had issues with them taking it, NOT me. I could CARE LESS. I did MY JOB. They weren't just taking food, they took whatever they could. You have NOT read ALL of my COMMENTS. They could have been fired. I HELPED up for them by putting MY JOB and LIVELIHOOD on the line. Most of them did NOT care. They were HEARTLESS!

  • Wakando Shamar Taylor

    I get what u saying but most of the jobs they get most black people wont look twice at

  • Missk

    Eligibility:

    An applicant must:

    be a legal resident of NYS and have resided in NYS for 12 continuous months;be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen;have graduated from high school in the United States, earned a high school equivalency diploma by passing a Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) formally known as a GED, or passed a federally approved "Ability to Benefit" test as defined by the Commissioner of the State Education Department;study at an approved postsecondary institution in New York State;be matriculated in an approved program of study and be in good academic standing with at least a "C" average as of the 4th semester paymentbe enrolled as a full-time student taking twelve or more credits applicable toward the degree program, per semester;be charged at least $200 tuition per year;meet income eligibility limitations;not be in default on any state or federal student loans and not be in default on any repayment of State awards;be in compliance with the terms of any service condition imposed by a NYS award.

  • Missk

    People have the right to spend their private money at their own will.
    Get mad all you want, you should try a scholarship fund.

  • Hazel

    I'm paying over $400,000 CASH for my kids' college. When you have a Harvard Business School education, nothing is free. CHECK YOURSELF DUMBA$$.

  • Missk

    The fact that you are insulting me prove that your education was not worth it. If you cant have a rational conversation without being rude and insulting that is sad.

    God bless you.
    Have a great day seems like you need that

  • Newton.Nigga

    THE only way I like my Latina's ...other than that...YOU GOTTA GO home mamacita.

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/3c65b449366f0006329e0522f26241f067ca8e6a65962bdc040ba18b744f4e4e.jpg

  • Jorjapeach

    My cousin enlisted into the Navy, filed and received his green card. He did his full enlistment, 4 years and got out. I just heard that Trump is no longer allowing this process, but this is second hand information, I don't know if this is true. Now for my mother. I made sure I spoke to her before I replied back to you. She said that she originally came on a visiting visa. She said she asked an immigration officer on how to become a citizen. The immigration officer advised her to find a University that would sponsor her and immediately change her visa from visitor to student. The University of Nebraska @ Omaha excepted her and she changed her status. She said she didn't care about no snow and if she was the only black person in the whole state, she was going to attend that college. In her words, she went through a lot of adversity with Immigration, but she never gave up and used her resources. She said she had to call her congressman, she called supervisors on immigration official's, etc. Bottom line, she was fearless & determined to get her green card.

  • Hunni24

    I admire your, moms determination. There is a lot involved in getting a green card and US citizenship. And what your mom went thru, it's now twice or 3 times as hard to get a green card/citizenship. Which is why your original statement caught my attention. You seem blase about the process and said your family did it so everyone else should too. Which is correct, but at some point your family were here without papers and that's how many undocumented people are here, not because they came here illegally.