The sweeping ICE raids announced some time ago finally seem to be bearing fruit. The big news earlier this week was of the raids of multiple food processing plants in Mississippi, resulting in 680 detainees—the biggest haul since 2008.
It’s a start—a good one—but it’s only that. President Trump argues that the raids will act as a deterrent to future illegal immigration. I think he’s correct—to an extent.
The larger question, though, is how effective of a deterrent will this raid be?
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