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August 8, 2019

Families ‘anguished’ after massive ICE raids in Mississippi sweep up nearly 700

Cliff Johnson, director of the MacArthur Justice Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law, told NBC News that he and others had set up a hotline for families who were affected by the raids to call and for volunteers looking to help.

“We’re going to see dramatic financial consequences. This affects housing, access to food,” he said. “I have real concerns about what happens a week and two weeks from now from a financial perspective for these families.”

“Logistically, this is not something for which we were prepared,” he said