The ACLU of Mississippi strongly condemns ICE raids as they are a scare tactic designed to deter families fleeing violence and deport as many as possible, as quickly as possible. Many of these mothers and children did not have lawyers because they could not afford them. Without counsel, traumatized refugees don't understand what is happening in court and cannot get their legitimate asylum claims heard. 

Here's what you need to know if ICE agents are at your door: