On October 19, 2017 the community in Southeast Chicago gathered to protest ICE agents dressing as plainclothes police officers in order to trick and detain undocumented immigrants. NIJC stood in solidarity with community members in calling ICE out for their despicable actions. NIJC lawyer Kate Ramos spoke at the rally alongside members of Centro de Trabjadores Unidos, Congresswoman Kelly, and State Representative Currie, to inform community members of their rights and let them know they are supported.
ABC7: Community protests after allegations surface of ICE agents posing as police (10/19/2017)
Telemundo Nacional: Agentes de ICE se hacen pasar por policías para sus operativos (10/19/2017)
Telemundo local: Protestan por presencia de ICE en Chicago (10/19/2017)
Univision local: Denuncian que agentes de ICE están utilizando chalecos de la policía para sus operativos (10/19/2017)
WBEZ: Latinos On Southeast Side Being Racially Profiles By ICE (10/19/2017)
Chicago Tribune: 'It must stop': Officials criticize ICE's 'racial profiling' and alleged hardline tactics (10/19/2017)