Skip to comments.Protest targets Montco prisonís deal to hold illegal immigrants
Posted on 06/28/2012 8:55:04 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
They chanted. They marched. They sat cross-legged on the two-lane highway in front of the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Lower Providence Township on Thursday, closing it to traffic for more than 90 minutes.
"No papers, no fear, immigrants are marching here!" the three dozen or so demonstrators shouted.
"Hey, Obama, don't deport my mama!"
After a police lieutenant with a bullhorn asked the protesters three times to disperse, officers swooped in on foot and on bicycles, and made three arrests.
Handcuffed and taken into custody were Jose Luna, 23; Erika Guadalupe Nunez, 21; and Sheila Quintana, 19. Luna is a cook and server in Norristown. The women are Philadelphia-area college students. The three were born in Mexico and brought to the United States as children by their parents. Undocumented, unapologetic, and unafraid are words they used to introduce themselves.
At their booking, police said, they refused to identify themselves further. They were charged with disorderly conduct and blocking the highway - misdemeanors. Bail was set at $3,000. Then they were locked up in the facility that was the target of their ire.
(Excerpt) Read more at philly.com ...
Undocumented, unapologetic, and unafraid are words they used to introduce themselves.
Arrest and deport. See how simple it is ?
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