After Trump set forth sweeping orders for deportation aimed at 11 million undocumented immigrants, according to trusted sources — immigration raids are happening in West New York.
That would be around the area close to 64th and Bergenline Avenue. Many Facebook postings also alluded to this. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are targeting people with criminal histories in this country illegally, says an official not authorized to speak to the press. Mayor Roque sent the following statement through his spokesperson Jonathan Castaneda: “The town was informed but the Town of West New York is not involved, all questions should go to ICE.”
But the Feds beg to differ, calling it business as usual in New Jersey. The New Jersey (ICE) office wanted to dispel “rumors and innuendo” of local raids that are causing stress and fear in many communities.