Librarians, I hope you’re ready for this. Both academic and public libraries, get your ICE plan in place, make sure everyone understands it. I wrote about this literally a year ago, when I hoped we’d never need it.
Seems like a good time to re-up this essay I wrote over two years ago with regarding library responses to ICE showing up in-building. Court cases, action steps you can take to protect patrons, and more
Here’s a post I wrote over two years ago on the subject, complete with case law citations from
Plan, Prepare, Act: a comprehensive and concrete post about how libraries should respond to unjust immigration enforcement