ACLU, left groups, launch 'how-to' guide for illegals facing Trump's deportations
The American Civil Liberties Union has kicked off a campaign to help illegals in the country fight off deportations due to President Donald Trump’s border crackdowns, telling those in the crosshairs, bluntly: Don’t open doors to any feds who come knocking.
In a graphic posted on its organization’s website, the ACLU listed several tips for illegals that could help shelter them from a deportation storm.
Among the advisements:
- Keep the door shut, keep calm and remember, “You have rights.”
- Request an interpreter, if needed.
- Don’t let them in without a warrant that’s signed by a judge, and request they show it “through a window or slipped under the door.”
The tip sheet then goes on to outline how to resist, by clarifying that warrants that aren’t signed by judges are invalid and grounds for refusing the agents entry.
“If they force their way in,” the ACLU continued, “don’t resist. Tell everyone in the residence to remain silent. If you are arrested, remain silent and do not sign anything until you speak to a lawyer.”
The instructions are duplicated in Spanish as well.