**Breaking News Bulletin**
Maryland Communities Devastated By Immigration Raids
Immigrant Rights Advocates Respond at Press Event at Employment Site
When: TODAY at 4pm EST
Where: Jones Industrial Services
16 S. Frederick Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Who: Families impacted by raids
What: In what appears to be a repeat of the humanitarian crisis in New Bedford, Massachusetts earlier this month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has raided another factory, this time in Glen Burnie, Maryland. We are hearing reports of immigrant woman being taken into custody leaving young children stranded at school and in the custody of caregivers. Casa de Maryland will hold a press conference today at 4pm EST in Baltimore to respond. The press conference is being held at the site of employment agency that supplied the workers to the factory.
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FIRM (Fair Immigration Reform Movement) is a coalition of grassroots community organizations nationwide and the uniting voice of the immigration movement working on behalf of comprehensive immigration reform and the civil rights of immigrants. CASA of Maryland is a community organization founded in 1985 that meets the special needs of immigrants in Maryland.