ICE Raids Aftermath: Two Years Later

8/17/2021


Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents –more commonly known as ICE, raided several work sites in Mississippi in August 2019. Not even a year later, children and families were hit with another destabilizing blow with a global pandemic. It’s been two years since ICE agents arrested approximately 680 people in the largest single-state immigration enforcement action in U.S. history. Watch the video below to witness Rev. Sheila Cumbest’s account of mission sustainability and progress, additional challenges caused by COVID-19 and the consistent and heartfelt generosity across the connection towards those impacted by the August 2019 ICE raids.

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