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Department of Homeland Security says vaccination sites will be safe from immigration officers

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 13:47:53-05

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KERO) — The Department of Homeland Security says COVID-19 vaccination sites will be safe from immigration officers.

Vaccination sites will be considered "sensitive locations" and arrests will only be made under "extraordinary circumstances."

In a statement, DHS said it's encouraging everyone to receive the vaccine when they're eligible regardless of immigration status.

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