Dozens Of Immigrants Detained Across North Carolina In The Past Week

View Slideshow 1 of 2 Bruno Hinojosa, CIMA coordinator leads a rally at the Federal Building downtown.

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, conducted raids across North Carolina over the past week. ICE agents took several dozen people into custody in the Triangle area and arrested about a dozen people in Western North Carolina, according to a ICE spokesman Bryan Cox. The mayors of Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Durham all released statements condemning the raids in their communities. An immigrant advocate group in Asheville held a rally on Saturday that drew hundreds of people downtown.

Host Frank Stasio talks to Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Sam DeGrave about what happened in Buncombe and Henderson Counties. Reporter Berenice Malagón from La Conexion USA shares what happened in the Triangle and how the community is responding. Stasio also talks to Bryan Cox, spokesperson for the Southern Region of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which covers Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

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