POLITICS (National, International/ Mexico): President Donald Trump, deportation sweeps, primary locations/ impacts?: Commentary (Foon Rhee), "If there are deportation sweeps, here's where the impacts and protests will be " ....
* Sacramento Bee (Foon Rhee): "If there are deportation sweeps, here's where the impacts and protests will be" - From the Bee:
It’s no wonder that big protests against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies happen in major cities, including those Thursday when immigrants skipped school and work and closed restaurants to show what America would be like without them. In fact, most undocumented immigrants live in just 20 major metro areas, according to a study that gives a clearer picture of the potential impact if Trump follows through on sweeping deportations.
The nonpartisan Pew Research Center found that five of those metro areas are in California: Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose. They account for nearly 1.8 million of the estimated national total of 11 million undocumented immigrants; all but Riverside are “sanctuary” cities. And while the 20 metro areas include 36 percent of the total U.S. population, they’re home to 61 percent of undocumented immigrants, according to the analysis.
As many as 8 million could be subject to deportation, based on how broad Trump’s executive action appears to be, according to calculations by the Los Angeles Times . . . . . . . .
By the numbers
Estimated undocumented immigrant populations in selected California metro areas in 2014, with national ranking: ...............