Saturday, September 8, 2012

Undocumented DNC Protesters Released, Not Detained by ICE

Map courtesy of No Papers, No Fear/Ride for Justice Website

The Charlotte Observer reports that ten undocumented immigrants who were arrested in a Charlotte protest Tuesday have been released from jail, and none have been referred for deportation, federal authorities say. According to the Observer, ICE has taken no enforcement action against the Ride for Justice activists arrested Tuesday in Charlotte,” said Vincent Picard, a spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The immigrants arrested for a peaceful protest travelled on the Undocubus from Arizona across the country to attend the Democratic National Convention.


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