A series of raids took place in at least six states across the United States late last week
More than 600 undocumented people were detained
Of that total 160 were from Los Angeles (LA)
Undocumented Americans contribute $11.64bn to the US economy
Massoud Hayoun is a Los Angeles-based freelance reporter for Al Jazeera and other outlets. He speaks several languages, and has reported internationally for Al Jazeera America, The Atlantic, AFP and South China Morning Post, among others.
1 March 2017