This Community Stopped ICE From Using Its Airport To Deport Thousands of Immigrants

By: Lena Elmeligy  Posted on

On April 23, the government of King County, Washington released an executive order expressing the intention to ban deportation flights from passing through King County International Airport – Boeing Field. The decision, which left Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with one less facility for ground support, was won by years of local organizing by immigrant justice organizations.