Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers

by

Imbolo Mbue

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This federal agency enforces immigration laws and is tasked with investigating the criminal or terrorist activity of foreign nationals residing in the United States. They also apprehend, process, detain, and deport illegal immigrants. When Jende appears for his deportation hearing, his attorney, Bubakar, defends him against a lawyer who represents ICE.
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ICE Term Timeline in Behold the Dreamers

The timeline below shows where the term ICE appears in Behold the Dreamers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 40
The Sustainability of the American Dream Theme Icon
The Modern Immigrant Experience Theme Icon
...“answer[s] most of the judge’s questions.” Next, “Bubakar and the judge and the attorney for ICE [take] turns saying things Jende [doesn’t] understand.” After, “The judge set[s] a date in June... (full context)