Tennessee: Neighbors form human chain to prevent ICE from taking men into custody

Tennessee: Neighbors form human chain to prevent ICE from taking men into custody
ICE agents conduct Enforcement and Removal Operations. DHS image

[Ed. – NOT the rule of law at work.]

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent tried to bring a man in Hermitage into custody, but neighbors formed a human chain to allow the man and his son to get home. …

Over the next few hours, neighbors came out to support their neighbor, bringing them water, gas, and wet rags so they could stay in their van. …

Eventually, after about 4 hours, the neighbors created a chain to allow the father and son to run into their home. They were able to do so and ICE left.

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The ICE agent had an administrative warrant. While that does allow ICE to detain someone, it doesn’t allow ICE to forcibly remove someone from their home or vehicle.

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