"If you study the issue, you would thank ICE rather than vilify them," Thomas Homan insisted.
After an unauthorized entry into the United States, Gramajo became a cornerstone of the Houston immigrant community.
The pair said they decided to start an initiative called the "Our Kids Charity Campaign," and used the hashtag #SinnersAndSaints to promote the campaign.
The campaign against undocumented laborers escalated to its most severe crackdown in over a decade when federal agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided five poultry processing facilities in Mississippi last week.
"They're actually resorting to violence and terroristic threats and they should be arrested for that," John Torres said. "They should be arrested."
"ICE, in its history, has never engaged in any kind of planning to account for the U.S. citizen children that are left behind," one immigration attorney told Newsweek.
The raids occurred at many food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday; workers with legal status were allowed to leave, after their car trunks were searched.
Homan served as Trump's ICE chief until the end of June 2018. He is now a Fox News contributor.
The upcoming raids will target immigrants subject to final orders of deportation across nine cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami and Houston.
There are several guides for those who may be the target of ICE raids on what to do and what your rights are if agents show up at the door.
"They're the ones yelling the hardest that I'm not doing my job while at the same time keeping the resources I need to actually do my job," the agent said.
"If you actually take the time to study, and to look at the steps, and to see how government transforms under authoritarian regimes, and look at the political decisions and patterns of this president, the answer is yes," she said.
"Never Again" means never again for anyone, or else it doesn't mean anything at all.
"Outsourcing its responsibility to physically hold these detainees does not absolve it of its obligation to properly care for them," U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette of Colorado said of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
25-year-old Johana "Joa" Medina León died on Saturday after she complained of chest pains while in ICE detention and tested positive for HIV.
"Attempting to bribe a federal law enforcement officer is a serious crime and will be met with equally serious consequences," U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon Billy J. Williams said.
"No matter where you're born or what country you're from, you connect with 'This Is America,'" record producer Ludwig Göransson said.
Matthew Albence declined to say whether he would be willing to send his own children to a family detention center.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency wants to destroy years' worth of data, including records on sexual abuse reports, solitary confinement and deaths in custody.
The Stewart Detention Facility in Lumpkin, Georgia, had previously been accused of 'potential misuse' of solitary confinement.
James Daniel Arbaugh had lived in Haiti for 15 years.
Data obtained from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General showed that "thousands" of migrants have alleged sexual abuse while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.