BALTIMORE (WJZ) — President Trump announced Saturday that he will delay planned weekend federal immigration raids.
President Trump tweeted that he has delayed the process for two weeks to “see if Democrats and Republicans can get together and work out a solution to the Asylum and Loophole problems at the Southern Border.”READ MORE: Double Shooting Reported In West Baltimore Overnight
Baltimore was among the listed cities that were expecting ICE raids this weekend.READ MORE: Covid-19 Numbers Are Getting Better. But Where They Go From Here Will Depend On Vaccinations, Fauci Says
Baltimore Mayor Jack Young responded to Trump’s original comments saying he was “deeply disturbed” and even more troubled at reports of impending ICE raids.Man Critically Injured After Crash With Box Truck In East Baltimore
“I am proud that Baltimore is committed to upholding the American values of respecting the rights and dignity of every resident. Regardless of the position of the federal government, we will continue to stand by our decision to be an inclusive, fair and welcoming city,” Young said.