Kevin R. Johnson's Commentary on Recent ICE Raids featured in The Mercury News

The prospect of nationwide immigration raids starting this weekend has spread fear in the Bay Area’s immigrant communities and added new urgency to local advocates’ efforts to defend undocumented residents across the region.  “There’s real damage to communities,” Professor Johnson stated. “I’m not saying everybody’s staying home, but people are fearful of leaving their homes, fearful of going to work, fearful of going to school, fearful of going to the doctor, fearful of going to the DMV.”

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