What’s the Big Idea?
A programmer is working on an app to warn unauthorised immigrants of likely raids
Want to avoid immigration raids? There may soon be an app for that.
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(Image: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), agents detain an immigrant on October 14, 2015 in California. Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)