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Stand-Off at ICE Office in Phoenix as Protesters Block Deportation of Illegal Alien

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Protesters chanting in Spanish and English blocked an ICE van from leaving the ICE office on Phoenix Wednesday night in an effort to stop the deportation of an illegal alien, Guadalupe García de Rayos, who has been in the country for a reported 22 years since she was fourteen. García de Rayos is married and has given birth to two U.S. citizen children. She faces deportation for a 2009 felony conviction for criminal impersonation according to ICE.

 

The protesters surrounded the van with one man inserting his arms and legs in the wheel well. The man was reported to be have been arrested along with several other protesters when law enforcement moved in after a several hours long stand off and secured the van.

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