Why Is ICE Arresting So Many People Without Criminal Records In Weird, Liberal Austin?

On the morning of February 9, Juan Martinez got into his car just outside his apartment and prepared to drop off his children at school before heading to his construction job. Then, before his kids came downstairs, immigration agents approached him and asked him for his papers. Heā€™d feared this confrontation for yearsā€¦

Watch this boy's gut-wrenching speech about how anti-immigrant bigotry is harming his family

As the Texas state legislature prepared to considerĀ a bill which wouldĀ punish so-called "sanctuary cities" that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration officials, a nine-year-old boy movingly explained to a crowd outside how the threats to immigrantsĀ posed by both the bill and the current political climate haveā€¦