2.15.17

ICE arrest of Apalachicola man fuels fears

“So there is rampant fear right now, especially because we saw in our own backyard in Apalachicola that there was a sweep […] People are just scared. And without that citizenship, they’re not going to feel comfortable. And unfortunately, even with citizenship, I think people, especially those with thick accents or who ‘look foreign’ are still going to be fearful.”

This North Florida arrest illustrates the fear that is occurring in communities all across the country.  The attempts at the Federal and State level to remove local control to provide for safe, welcoming communities highlights the great need to #DefendLocal.

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