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Rosalia (who declined to give out her last name) holds her 6 month-old daughter Ingrid, during a press conference held at the offices of "Al Frente De Lucha" in Greeley. Rosalia was detained along with her husband Augusto after ICE raided the Swift & Co meatpacking plant in Greeley in December 12, 2006. Rosalia was released shortly after, but her husband Augusto was held until May 1st, 2007. Augusto was loaded into an immigration truck at aproximately 9:00 am on December 12, and held inside the van without food or water until 11:00 pm that day. He is waiting to go to court along with dozens of other former detainees. Community advocates in conjunction with Latinos Unidos, the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition and Congregation Building Community gathered at the offices of Al Frente De Lucha in a press-conference that highlighted the impact of the immigration raids at Swift & Co. meatpacking plant that had on children. A new report released today by the National Council of La Raza, and the Urban Institute found that for every two people detained in immigration enforcement operations, one child is left behind. Two-thirds of these children are U.S. citizens and a similar share is under the age of ten. The report, "Paying the Price: The Impact of Immigration Raids on America's Children", details the consequences of immigration enforcement operations on children's psychological, educational, economic, and social well-being. (JAVIER MANZANO/ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS) Rosalia, Ingrid, and Augusto.

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