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US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks

4 monthes ago   |   By WESH

The 18-year-old and his brother were stopped at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint on their way to a college soccer scouting event last month.
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ICE Releases a U.S. Citizen, Wrongfully Detained Near the Border for Over Three Weeks

ICE Releases a U.S. Citizen, Wrongfully Detained Near the Border for Over Three Weeks

4 monthes ago   |   By Time

HOUSTON - A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks.
Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on Tuesday. His lawyer, Claudia Galan, confirmed he had been released, less than a day after The Dallas Morning News' reporting about his case drew national attention.
ICE did not immediately comment. Nor did U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which oversees the Border Patrol, the agency that first detained Galicia.
Galicia lives in the border...
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ICE and CBP Have Detained An 18-Year-Old U.S. Citizen for Three Weeks Says Attorney

4 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

"CBP is detaining *American citizens,*" wrote Ocasio-Cortez "How would you feel trapped in a border camp, where guards wear face masks because the human odor is so strong?"
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