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New App for Illegal Aliens Enables Them to Call for Help When Caught

Craig Bannister
By Craig Bannister | March 13, 2017 | 3:17 PM EDT

If you’re an illegal alien who has just been busted by immigration authorities, now there’s an app for that.

Huge, a digital agency, developed and launched the mobile app, Notifica, pro bono to enable illegal aliens to easily and quickly call for help if they’ve been caught. The Notifica app sends pre-loaded, pre-written messages tailored to specific illegal alien-defined recipients, like immigration lawyers and relatives simultaneously – with one click of a button.

A PIN number is required for security purposes and to prevent others from viewing the messages.

The Notifica app debuted in Austin, Texas over the past weekend at the South by Southwest Interactive tech festival. Now, Huge is partnering with the illegal alien advocacy group, United We Dream, to promote the app and encourage its use.

Huge designed the app to be “a panic button for when ICE (Immigrations and Customs Enforcement) comes to the door.”

And, in the event that the illegal alien isn’t able to deploy the app when caught, Huge has set up a hotline that may be called later.