Ice arrests migrant who left church sanctuary for immigration meeting

Samuel Oliver-Bruno detained when applying to stay in North Carolina with his family, advocates say, as protests lead to arrests

An immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a North Carolina church, staying there for 11 months, was arrested on Friday after arriving at an appointment with immigration officials.

The arrest led to protests and the arrest of some supporters of Samuel Oliver-Bruno, the 47-year-old Mexican national who, according to a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) news release, was detained at a Raleigh-area immigration office.

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Source: theguardian