The Crescent Report

August 14, 2008

MAS Freedom Joins Vigil in Support of Immigrant Rights After Latest ICE Raid

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — Imam Mahdi Bray @ 4:23 pm

Latino Community Members and Employer Targeted

WASHINGTON, D.C. (MASNET) Aug. 14, 2008 – MAS Freedom (MASF), the civic and human rights advocacy entity of the Muslim American Society (MAS), responding to a August 13, 2008 northern Virginia raid resulting in the detainment of 42 Latino immigrants, joined the National Capital Immigrant Coalition in a vigil outside the Fairfax County Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detention office Wednesday night.

Friends and family members of those arrested also attended the vigil, organized in protest of ICE’s tactic of denying detained immigrants access to legal representation before subjecting them to often rigorous and intimidating sessions of interrogation. (more here)

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