Republican governors are blaming immigrants for the surge in COVID-19 cases in their states rather than their lack of mandates. This comes as August 7th marks two years since ICE officials arrested nearly 700 workers in food processing plants across six Mississippi cities. Journalist and Founder of Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa, joins American Voices with…
Michigan, The Other Border
Entirely situated within the 100-mile border zone, Michigan has the second-highest rate of ICE arrests in the country. This has had a huge and detrimental impact on Detroit residents, a city of immigrants. Maria and Julio are joined by Serena Maria Daniels, immigration reporter and co-founder of Tostada Magazine, and Sarah Rahal, breaking news and immigration reporter with the Detroit News, to discuss the impact ICE and CBP have had on Michigan’s POC and immigrant communities.
ITT Staff Picks:
- The U.S. was the only country he knew, but he was forced to die in Iraq, via Detroit Free Press.
- Sarah Rahal’s piece on Iraqi immigrants fearing deportation, from the Detroit News.
- Serena Maria Daniels writes about how she stays connected to her Mexican culture through food, via Hour Detroit.
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