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South Carolina Appleseed’s Statement on Mississippi Workplace Raids

The Administration is once again terrorizing and separating immigrant families. This time, they’ve raided multiple food processing plants throughout Mississippi, arresting nearly 700 people. Once again, instead of following a policy of truth, effectiveness and humanity, the Administration has opted for cruelty and family separation. While immigrant communities felt fresh fear after this past weekend’s…

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SC Appleseed’s Statement on the Administration’s New Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility Rule

Last week, the Administration proposed a new rule that would eliminate the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)’s Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility (BBCE) program. This proposed rule would be disastrous for America’s fight against hunger: eliminating food assistance for 3.1 million low-income people, and almost certainly creating a bureaucratic mess in South Carolina. Along with the vast…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Expedited Removal

En Espanol Effective July 23, 2019, President Trump dramatically expanded Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) authority to remove people from the country without judicial review through a process called “expedited removal.” September 2019 Update: A judge gave a preliminary injunction to block the expansion of expedited removal. More updates forthcoming. What is expedited removal, and…

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