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NCLR Condemns ICE Arrest of Survivor of Domestic Violence

(San Francisco, CA, February 16, 2017)— Last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested an undocumented survivor of abuse at a courthouse in El Paso, Texas. The woman was in court to attend a hearing on a restraining order she was seeking against her abuser. An El Paso County Attorney said that most likely ICE was acting on a tip from the abuser himself, who would have been the only other person who knew the time and location of the hearing. About 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4...

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