Action against ICE repression results in three arrests in Grand Rapids

Action against ICE repression results in three arrests in Grand Rapids
by Jeff Smith (GRIID)
As part of a plan leading up to the May 1st march, A Day Without Immigrants, there was a smaller action today to draw attention to the repressive practices of ICE agents (Immigration Customs and Enforcement).

About 50 people gathered at the Calder Plaza around noon today and then marched over the the ICE office, located on Ottawa, just north of the 196 freeway.

Once the march arrived at the ICE office… READ MORE OF THIS POST — https://griid.org/2017/04/20/action-against-ice-repression-results-in-three-arrests-in-grand-rapids/

Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy

As part of a plan leading up to the May 1st march, A Day Without Immigrants, there was a smaller action today to draw attention to the repressive practices of ICE agents (Immigration Customs and Enforcement).

About 50 people gathered at the Calder Plaza around noon today and then marched over the the ICE office, located on Ottawa, just north of the 196 freeway.

Once the march arrived at the ICE office, the three people who were carrying a banner blocked Ottawa street to further demonstrate their opposition to the targeting of people who are undocumented by ICE agents.

Those from the immigrant community, who organized the action, spoke in Spanish and in English, explaining what the purpose of the action was.

The GRPD arrived shortly after people were blocking the road, but after a brief conversation with the organizers, it was made clear that the police were not…

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