Darwin activist Justin Tutty faced court on August 15 after trying to draw attention to the self-harm crisis at Don Dale Youth Detention Centre by sitting in Northern Territory families minister Kate Worden’s office. Stephen W Enciso reports.
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Washington has a long history of using deportations to strike fear among undocumented workers. In recent years, deportations have multiplied — previous president Barack Obama became known as “Deporter in Chief”.
But President Donald Trump has greatly stepped up the drive, mainly against Latinos without papers. He has unleashed Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) to carry out indiscriminate raids where Latinos congregate, deporting the undocumented. These include those without criminal records or who are guilty of only minor offensives, often separating families.