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5/13: NYC school boots federal agents seeking child due to no warrant
Released 12 June 2017  By Ben Chapman, Rich Schapiro - New York Daily News

NYC school boots federal agents seeking child due to no warrant

Ben Chapman, Rich Schapiro - New York Daily News
May 13, 2017

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/queens/nyc-school-boots-federal-agents-seeking-child-due-no-warrant-article-1.3163244

Federal immigration agents showed up at a Queens elementary school looking for a fourth grader — but were turned away at the door, officials said Saturday.

Officers from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services had no warrant when they arrived at Public School 58 in Maspeth, Queens, officials said.

“All students, regardless of immigration status, are welcome in NYC public schools, and parents should rest assured that we will do everything on our power to protect students, staff and families,” said Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña.

“We're looking into this incident and are providing schools with additional information on our protocol and more trainings.”

The incident took place some two months after the city ordered education staffers to bar immigration agents without warrants from entering school buildings.

The policy was put in place even though there had been no cases of federal agents seeking to pluck children out of schools.

In explaining the move, Mayor de Blasio said he wanted to ease the minds of parents worried about the White House’s stance on undocumented immigrants.

“We’re seeing things that we have not seen before and there’s a tremendous amount of fear out there,” de Blasio said.

“We have to be ready for anything.”


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