A well-known immigrant rights activist who was on the cusp of being deported this week has filed a lawsuit that allows him to stay in the U.S., for now. Ravi Ragbir, executive director of the immigrant advocacy group New Sanctuary Coalition, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in January during a routine check-in with the agency. Despite his release, Ragbir was still scheduled for deportation for Saturday, Feb.
A bill introduced by Rep. Nydia Velazquez seeks to protect immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir from this weekend’s looming deportation.
He was granted a stay of deportation after filing a lawsuit.
[audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/democracynow/dn2017-0309-1.mp3"] Ravi Ragbir is executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City. This morning, right after the broadcast,... This is content summary only. Plea...
Immigrants Right leader Ravi Ragbir has received a temporary stay of deportation one day before he faced final removal from the U.S.