National group is providing free legal help for immigrants detained in ICE raids

National group is providing free legal help for immigrants detained in ICE raids
Lawyers for Good Government says immigrants desperately need legal counsel.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Starting this week a national group of lawyers will provide legal help for immigrants detained in ICE raids in Mississippi.

Lawyers for Good Government will provide legal help for immigrants detained in ICE raids. (Source: ICE.GOV)
Lawyers for Good Government will provide legal help for immigrants detained in ICE raids. (Source: ICE.GOV)

Lawyers for Good Government confirms the attorneys will be working pro bono on bond cases. According to the group nearly 100 immigrant workers arrested in the raids at poultry plants and other facilities have been asking for help with their bond applications and hearings.

Nearly 100 immigrant workers arrested by ICE have been asking for legal help. (Source: WLBT)
Nearly 100 immigrant workers arrested by ICE have been asking for legal help. (Source: WLBT)

One attorney says the immigrants have been taken from their families, are suffering in isolated detention centers and desperately need legal counsel.

Lawyers for Good Government work in partnership with about 50 top law firms across the country.

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