Apr 11 media article: “White House urged ICE to release detainees in SF, other Democratic strongholds” (San Francisco Chronicle)

The Rev. Deborah Lee, executive director of the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity in Oakland and an immigrant rights leader, said Thursday evening that a proposal to “use people as political pawns is really loathsome.”

“But anything that would support getting people out of immigration detention and back into communities and into livable and humane situations — we would actually encourage that,” Lee said. “We would welcome their release, and we would welcome them here.”

Read the full San Francisco Chronicle article here.