Breaking: Fed. Judge Orders Immediate Release of Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir from DetentionJan 29, 2018 By Daisy Ocampo
Image courtesy of Democracy Now. Web Exclusive JANUARY 29, 2018 By Democracy Now! Independent Global News “In a major victory, a federal judge has ordered the immediate release of immigrant rights leader Ravi Ragbir from detention in New York, calling it ‘unnecessarily cruel.’ Ragbir is the executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City. He’s been held since he was detained last month following a check-in with ICE. In her ruling, U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest wrote, ‘There is, and ought to be in this country, the freedom to say goodbye.