By Antonio Olivo,
Advocates in Virginia filed a lawsuit Wednesday against four federal immigration agents over a practice known as “collateral arrests” that have helped boost the number of undocumented immigrants apprehended under President Trump’s administration.
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The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, claims that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents violated the constitutional rights of two men who are accused of being in the country illegally, but have been otherwise law-abiding, by detaining them without reasonable suspicion.
The ICE agents encountered Mynor Abdiel Tun-Cus and Jose Pajarito Saput in the parking lot of the Fairmont Gardens apartments as they were on their way to work and asked about another man who hadn’t lived at the complex for about five years, according
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