Immigration Laws: 5 Most Dangerous Places For Undocumented Immigrants

Experts say which are the most risky places for undocumented immigrants. Photo: Getty Images

The government enforcement actions spread the panic among all the undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. According to a new report by Pew Research Center, 6.8 million unauthorized immigrants live between Los Angeles, Washington, San Francisco, Dallas and New York, all sanctuary cities. Phoenix, Houston and Orlando also made the list but are the only cities on the list that don’t qualify as sanctuary cities.

unauthorized immigrants area 20 metro areas are home to six-in-ten unauthorized immigrants in U.S. Photo: Pew Research Center

In January, President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to crack-down on sanctuary cities that do not hand over illegals if they are arrested. Univision Noticias shared a list of the most risky places for undocumented immigrants, and also the places aliens may feel more protected.

  •  5 Most Dangerous Places For Undocumented Immigrants 
  1. Non-Sanctuary Cities or States: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia.
  2. Military Bases
  3. Federal Buildings: Regional offices of various government departments and agencies with a federal system, including Old, and Courthouse, etc. 
  4. Airports
  5. Border Wall
  • 4 Safe Places for Undocumented Immigrants
  1. ​Educational Center: Daycare, schools, collage, university.
  2. Hospitals
  3. Religious Establishments: Mosques, churches, synagogues.
  4. Manifestations

The free app, called Cell 411 is a smartphone app dedicated to undocumented immigrants who may need help before, during and after a raid from ICE. When sending out an alert, the user's GPS coordinates are broadcast to their trusted friends with turn by turn direction to their location.

The free Cell 411 app can be downloaded from here or from the Google or Apple app stores.

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Shirley Gomez has been exposed to many aspects of the art world. Besides being a Fashion Journalist, she studied Fashion Styling and Fashion Styling for Men at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, Interior Design at UNIBE and Fashion Design at ITSMJ Fashion School in the Dominican Republic. She worked as a Fashion Journalist, Fashion Stylist and Social Media Manager at one of the most recognized magazines in the Dominican Republic, Oh! Magazine, as an occasional Entertainment Journalist, of the prestigious newspaper “Listín Diario”, as well as a fashion collaborator of a radio show aired in 100.9 FM SuperQ. When Shirley is not writing you can find her listening Demi Lovato or Beyonce's songs, decorating her apartment or watching Family Feud.