Immigration Halted From Taking 4th Grader At Queens School

Immigration Halted From Taking 4th Grader At Queens School

Your tax dollars at work, folks. Going after fourth graders at school without so much as a warrant.

Is America great yet? Mic.com:

An officer from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services was denied entry Thursday to an elementary school in Queens, New York, when they arrived looking for a fourth-grade student, Mayor Bill de Blasio's office reported.

A school safety agent and administrator turned the agent away when they arrived at Public School 58 without a warrant, Gothamist reported. Mayoral spokesman Eric Phillips tweeted that the agent left when school officials failed to provide assistance, and that it was unclear why the agent was trying to locate the student.

"All students, regardless of immigration status, are welcome in NYC public schools, and parents should rest assured that we will do everything in our power to protect students, staff and families," chancellor Carmen Fariña said in a statement, according to Gothamist. "The federal agent was turned away — we're looking into this incident and are providing schools with additional information on our protocol and more trainings."

Because under Trump we have to train teachers "protocol" on how to resist fascist brownshirts arriving to haul away kids. Thank you, sanctuary cities. Stay strong.


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