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Prominent Latino Journalist Detained by ICE in Memphis

HeadlineApr 06, 2018

In media news, a prominent Latino journalist in Memphis has been detained by immigration officials after he was arrested while covering a protest against immigrant detention outside a county jail. Manuel Duran, who was born in El Salvador, is a well-known reporter on Spanish radio stations in Memphis. He also runs the online site Memphis Noticias. On Thursday, the state dropped criminal charges against Duran, but he was then detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. He now faces deportation. Local immigrant groups are calling for his release.

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