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Protesters Temporarily Halt ICE Arrests of Immigrants in Bend, Oregon

HeadlineAug 14, 2020

In Bend, Oregon, hundreds of protesters surrounded two buses for over 10 hours Wednesday as they tried to block agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement from apprehending two immigrants who had been taken into custody early in the morning. The protesters refused to budge until U.S. Border Patrol agents used pepper spray to clear the nonviolent action around midnight, taking the two men into ICE custody. The men had reportedly lived in Oregon for over a decade.

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