President Trump delays ICE raids for 2 weeks

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has decided to delay Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by two weeks. The raids were expected to take place on Sunday.

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The President said he's giving Congress two more weeks to work together on immigration reform. But the Tweet ends with President Trump saying quote "if not. Deportations start."



ICE had planned to target San Francisco and nine other cities. That terrified many people living and working in places like the Mission District.

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San Francisco Police issued a statement yesterday saying officers will not help ICE in any way during any immigration raids.

The Mayors of Oakland and San Jose also denounced the planned raids.
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