Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Activists gathered Monday afternoon outside the Rensselaer County Building where the Department of Motor Vehicles is housed to protest county plans to share residents’ personal information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Activists gathered Monday afternoon outside the Rensselaer County Building where the Department of Motor Vehicles is housed to protest county plans to share residents’ personal information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

A data center operated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Williston, Vermont will be the focus of a protest march this weekend.

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy; Albany City Police Chief Eric Hawkins
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In response to unrest generated in Washington, Albany County has launched a webpage designed to assist local undocumented immigrants.

The Trump Administration is planning a nationwide immigration enforcement action this weekend. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids will target migrant families in 10 major cities, raising concerns among immigrant-rights advocates across our region.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

Amid efforts to seek equal pay, WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the U.S. Women's National Team's fourth Women's World Cup win.

The Ulster County executive signed an executive order Wednesday concerning cooperation with federal immigration officials. The order was prompted, in part, by planned deportation raids by ICE.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's 2020 campaign, which officially kicked off at a Florida rally Tuesday. 

Mike Goodwin
Mike Goodwin

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Goodwin of The Times Union about the Schenectady City Council, which overrode a veto by Mayor Gary McCarthy in order to preserve a city judgeship. They also discuss allegations that U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's office didn't fire an aide accused of sexually harassing a colleague, and an activist who says he stopped U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from arresting two men in his car. 

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The employers of an Orange County resident say he has been detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. They’ve been collecting letters on the immigrant’s behalf. And they are calling on elected officials to allow undocumented immigrants who are hard-working and law-abiding to remain in the country.

Josh Landes

Over the weekend, hundreds gathered in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to join nationwide demonstrations against the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

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A central New York dairy farmer says seven federal immigration officers came onto his property without permission, arrested a Guatemalan worker without producing a warrant and handcuffed the farmer when he video-recorded their actions.