There was yet another bizarre case of reporting on ICE and the deportation of illegal aliens out of Minnesota this weekend, this time from the local CBS outlet. The deportation case in question wouldn’t be remarkable enough to mention were it not for the fact that the illegal alien’s wife is attracting media attention by claiming that her family was “targeted” by ICE because she was “standing up for immigrants’ rights.”
As we’ll see in a moment, there’s a lot more here than meets the eye. But here’s how CBS built up the story.
A Twin Cities family feels they’re paying a huge price for standing up for immigrants’ rights.
Last month, Luis Candela Gonzalez was taken into custody. His attorney says Candela came to the U.S. illegally, but they believe he was targeted for arrest because his wife Sandra was featured in a newspaper article last month, standing up for immigrants’ rights.
ICE tells us they make arrests based on the threat someone is to security. Luis Candela’s attorney says he did enter the country illegally, the father of three is not a threatening person…