Fifteen protesters, including some undocumented Georgians, were arrested yesterday morning protesting the United States’ immigration deportation policy outside the Immigration and Custom Enforcement Field Office on Spring Street near Downtown. Most of the arrested protesters chained themselves to the gate at the entrance of the ICE facility. The protest was organized by the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, Project South, Southerners of New Ground, and the National Day Laborers organizing Network. According to B. Loewe of the National Day Laborers organizing Network, the protest was directed at President Barack Obama. “We are asking the president to stop deportations,” he said.
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