ICE arrested dad despite legal status, family says

Jose Luis García, who has been a legal permanent resident since the 1980s, was sitting in his yard on Sunday morning when federal agents took him into custody, according to his family.
1:21 | 06/13/18

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62 year old Jose Luis Garcia seen here with his wife and granddaughter was in his front yard drinking coffee. When ice officers showed up and placed him in handcuffs. His daughter Natalie couldn't believe what was happening Afro. Lorraine they had no warrants. They say it was an a criminal warrant they the had it was in a criminal offense it went administrative they had to take. Due to. Domestic violence dispute back in 2001. Court records show Garcia entered a no contest plea. Natalie says the family thought the case was closed. Long before that incident her father was granted legal status during the Reagan administration. Under the immigration reform and control act. Garcia came to the US when he was thirteen nearly fifty years ago he attacked. Yankee homeowner has been a hardliner. You know he's worked. In the same job for over thirty fact nears Garcia also recently started driving for Gruber to make some extra money. He's been the sole provider for a Stanley. Now was loved ones are asking for community support through an online petition asking people to call ice and demands Garcia's release. So this is we are breaking. Especially how much he loves this country.

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