Oregon ACLU: SE Portland DACA Recipient Detained By ICE Agents
Spanish version(versión en español): ACLU Oregon: Joven DACA Es Detenido Por Agentes De ICE En El Sureste De Portland
The ACLU of Oregon says Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained a man at his Southeast Portland home Sunday morning.
Francisco Rodriguez Dominguez, 25, has been part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program – or DACA – since 2013.
DACA allows people who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation.
The ACLU says Dominguez arrived in the United States when he was five and graduated from Reynolds High School before attending Mount Hood Community College. He works for Latino Network, coordinating a food pantry for low-income families at Reynolds Middle School.
Dominguez entered into and completed a DUI diversion program last December. The ACLU says ICE determined that a misdemeanor DUI is enough to end his DACA status.
Mat dos Santos, legal director for the Oregon ACLU, said in a news release that the events represent a "disturbing and confusing action taken by ICE."
Dominguez’s detainment is the latest in a series of immigration raids by ICE agents in Oregon since President Trump took office.
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