The neighbours forming a human chain to prevent the ICE agents with the Tennessee husband: reports

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The residents in Tennessee, in the vicinity formed a human chain on Monday morning, in order to prevent the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents take a man into custody, according to the report.

The man, who lives in Hermitage, Tenn., that is, it is about 20 minutes from Nashville, tn, got into his truck, and his son is a ICE-vehicle, blocked him in, according to WTVF-TV.

The drive, the ICE agent was an administrative warrant, which the agent has to keep track of a person, but it does not allow the ICE to forcibly remove someone from their house or vehicle.

“There were two officials from the immigration service the kind of the existence of a family of their own vehicle, letting them know that they had an administrative order, which is not the same as an order of a court, and try to get them in to trouble, and the fear of them coming out,” Daniel Ayoadeyoon, a local lawyer, who came to the scene to help, told WTVF-TV.


“They said,” if you don’t come, we’re going to arrest you, we’re going to arrest your 12-year-old son, and it’s not legal, it is not the correct law.”

Over the next few hours, neighbors came to him to help his son, and he gave them the key points so that they do not have to leave their bus, the television station reported.

“We made sure they had water, they had to eat, we’re back in the car, and when they were getting low, in order to make sure that they were all right,” Felishadae Young, a neighbor, told the station.

After about four hours, and neighbors, is said to have formed a human chain, so that the father and the son would be able to walk into their house. As soon as she did, the ICE on the left, the station reported.

“I know they’re going to come back, and when they do come back, we’ll be back,” Young told the station.

Several people who witnessed the situation reported to have sent a video on Facebook to Live.

An ICE spokesman, told Fox News that the man in the office was trying to arrest a convicted felon who was ordered to be removed from the land after it has received the appropriate due process for the federal immigration courts.”

He added that ICE officers chose to deescalate the situation by leaving, and it is noted that, in general, people who obstruct or interfere with the federal police, are subject to arrest and a possible federal criminal prosecution.


ICE sent this statement to Fox News:

“As the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation officers were on the lookout for a convicted criminal alien, ICE fugitive with an outstanding removal order, is in the underground of Nashville, tennessee, on the 22nd of July, when she was discovered by a small group of protesters. Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of all persons involved, the ICE staff, then you have made the decision to leave without making an arrest, to deescalate the situation.

ICE conducts targeted enforcement of federal immigration law on a day to day basis, and in accordance with the routine, ongoing operations. In general, the ICE continues to focus on the enforcement of criminal offenders and almost 90 per cent of the persons arrested for violations of federal immigration law over the past year, and had a prior criminal conviction or a pending criminal charge. ICE does not conduct a kind of random or arbitrary enforcement, which would see people without any distinction.”

Officers with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department were on the scene, but did not and assist in in the the man the time of his arrest, according to the prosecutor’s office.

In a statement sent to Fox News, from the Metro Nashville police department said an ICE agent, requested the police assistance after a driver could not stop it if the cop tried to pull him over, and sat down in the van with the intention to get it out.

The agent has not specified that he wanted the police to do so, according to the statement.


“The officers were instructed not to be involved in the service of the detainer, but only to establish from a distance, and to keep the peace, if it is necessary,” the statement from the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said.

“The ICE is ultimately behind it, while the man was still in the car). The police left them there.”

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