Over 100 People Arrested in NYC After Weekend Protests Against ICE

Nicole Rojas
Aug 12, 2019 - 8:45
Over 100 People Arrested in NYC After Weekend Protests Against ICE

Nearly 100 people were arrested in New York following a protest that demanded an end to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on August 10. A day later, 44 people were taken into custody in Manhattan in a rally against Amazon’s alleged ties to ICE. Hundreds took to the West Side Highway in Manhattan to protest ICE and the Trump administration’s anti-immigration policy. Protestors carried signs reading “Close the Camps” and “Abolish ICE,” while chanting, “ICE raids have got to go!” Christopher Dunn, the legal director at the NYCLU (American Civil Liberties Union of New York), told The North Star in a statement, “The Trump administration and ICE are ramping up their cruel anti-immigrant agenda....

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