Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf warned residents of possible Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, raids starting “as soon as the within next 24 hours” in a press release issued Saturday night.
In the press release, Schaaf said she learned of the potential operations from multiple credible sources and urged residents to avoid panic and instead to prepare.
“My priority is for the well-being and safety of all residents — particularly our most vulnerable — and I know that Oakland is safer when we share information, encourage community awareness, and care for our neighbors,” Schaaf said in the press release.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf says an ICE operation is imminent. Warns she’s learned it will occur on next 24 hours.
Further details of the potential operations, such as precise locations, are still unknown, according to the press release.
BY ANI VAHRADYAN | STAFF
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018