Last fall signs began to appear in front of ICE offices and detention centers: CLOSED.
Colorful banners unfurled, music and chants filled the air, even ‘ICE is Closed’ cupcakes made it into the mix. People made their way to the closest outposts of the deportation machine, to the federal enforcement agency with a budget that has ballooned larger than all other enforcement agencies combined. Arms linked, locking down, driven to action to demand what seemed impossible. A pledge was made to take matters in our own hands, because it was necessary and it was worth it. Read more