(People's World) -- WASHINGTON - While street rallies across the nation condemn house to house raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, U.S. House and Senate staffers met on Capitol Hill to discuss the raids and to examine a bill that would give legal assistance to unaccompanied immigrant children.
The bill, the Fair Day in Court for Kids Act, was introduced by Sen. Harry Reid, D., Nev., and Democratic California Representatives Zoe Lofgren Linda Sanchez.
The raids were ordered by President Obama and target undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. within the past year. The result has been a reign of terror.
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Marielena Hincapie, executive director of the National Immigration Law Center, told the Hill staffers that "I didn't think we'd have to be here to fight the Administration for ordering raids on people's homes."