RT America -- February 22, 2017
Churches, schools no longer safe refuge from ICE agents
Churches in the US have long provided sanctuary to immigrants, and are considered “sensitive locations” for law enforcement. The Obama administration told immigration agents to take “particular care” in enforcing immigration laws with pregnant women, the disabled and crime victims. But now the Department of Homeland Security has rescinded nearly all Obama-era deportation directives, leaving immigrant communities reeling and making sensitive locations less safe. RT America’s Simone Del Rosario has the details.
Last Stand for Standing Rock isn’t quite over
The Oceti Sakowin camp was forcibly evacuated today by law enforcement officials. Fewer than 100 protesters refused to leave, and police made nine arrests, intending more tomorrow. Don Haney, reporter for KFGO-AM, joins “News with Ed” by telephone to discuss the unfolding final chapter of the No DAPL movement.