There have been reports of ICE agents in King City, Soledad, Santa Cruz, and Watsonville this week. At least nine King City residents were taken into custody. According to local law enforcement, ICE is not providing police departments or sheriff’s offices with any information other than to say they are working in the area. You can read local reporting about the raids here andhere.
COUNSEL TO MANAGEMENT:
Employers should have an action plan in place and be prepared should ICE show up to a worksite. The Saqui Law Group cheat sheet on “What to do When ICE Shows up” is available here as a resource for employers to keep handy in the event of a raid. If you have any questions about what to do in the event of an ICE raid or developing a plan in the event of an ICE raid at your company, contact the experts at The Saqui Law Group.