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ICE raid detains 30 in Santa Barbara

by Rockero Friday, Jun. 29, 2007 at 12:54 PM
rockero420@yahoo.com

Article summarizes reports about raids in Santa Barbara.

Thursday, June 28, 2007

Santa Barbara, CA -- In a jarring reminder that the human rights of immigrants—the rights to work, move about, and live a life free from fear—are under constant threat of violation, agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided three restaurants in downtown Santa Barbara this morning. At least thirty people have been detained, according to community activists.

ICE officials were unavailable for comment. The manager of the Wine Cask, the restaurant nearest to the area of the reported raids, denied that any of his employees were detained.

The alleged raids come on the tails of a Santa Barbara Grand Jury investigation that scapegoated immigrants for many of the county’s problems. The Grand Jury’s report also recommended tracking undocumented immigrants—a recommendation that alarmed immigrant rights activists and civil libertarians alike.

Similar rumors of detentions and deportations, which were later confirmed, circulated on May 1 of this year, the one-year anniversary of the largest rally in Santa Barbara since the Vietnam War. In response, a group of young activists addressed the Santa Barbara city council, expressing their concern that the timing of the raids was an intentional move to suppress the free speech of immigrants, many of whom had been planning on attending immigrant-rights community events. They also urged the city to pass a resolution declaring Santa Barbara a sanctuary for immigrants.

While some members of the council subsequently expressed interest in such an ordinance, they failed to place the item on the next week’s agenda.

Area activists are currently planning their next step.
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UPDATE- Raids confirmed Rockero Friday, Jun. 29, 2007 at 6:26 PM
UPDATE- Raids confirmed Rockero Friday, Jun. 29, 2007 at 6:26 PM
Great News! Keep up the Good Word Iceman Saturday, Jun. 30, 2007 at 3:56 PM
the icemen cometh nazis for target practice Saturday, Jun. 30, 2007 at 5:41 PM
Grand Jury VErdict A1 Monday, Jul. 02, 2007 at 7:33 PM
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Link to Grand Jury report Rockero Tuesday, Jul. 03, 2007 at 6:01 PM
immigration Lady Madonna Saturday, Jul. 07, 2007 at 7:25 AM
Wake up people Chicano831 Sunday, Jul. 08, 2007 at 1:16 PM
while my heart is with the families Maldonado Friday, Jul. 13, 2007 at 4:58 PM
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