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Video via @ICIRR: In Chicago, Youth Lead Walkout from #SComm Hearing & Risk Deportation

August 18, 2011

via DWN member, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Yesterday, DHS attempted to come to Chicago to host a hearing more interested in politics than policy. They arrived claiming to want to fix a program well beyond repair. The Chicago immigrant community unequivocally responded by stating in no uncertain terms the only real solution to the “Secure Communities” problem is to terminate the program. The youth who attended led hundreds at the DHS taskforce meeting in a walk out after calling for taskforce members to resign.

Read and see more photos/videos on ICIRR’s blog: Chicago Walks Out of S-comm Hearing: Undocumented Youth Arrested

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