The initiative began last month and will run through the end of the year in sanctuary cities like Boston, New York, Newark, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Detroit, New Orleans, and Atlanta. Many of these cities are simultaneously contending with whether or not to issue shelter in place orders to its residents in an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. In light of growing COVID-19 concerns, ICE told the Los Angeles Times that precautionary measures would be taken, but that arrests would continue regardless. In Los Angeles, ICE agents continued their arrests. The only change was that now they brought along protective face masks and sanitizing wipes.
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