Friday, November 22, 2019

Brickbat: Mistakes Happen

By Charles Oliver - November 22, 2019 at 04:00AM

The Grand Rapids, Mich., City Council has agreed to pay $190,000 to Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, a Michigan-born former Marine, to settle a civil rights complaint. Ramos-Gomez had pleaded guilty to misdemeanor trespass following an incident at a hospital and was ordered released from jail by a judge. Instead, he was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). He was held by ICE for three days. ICE said that Ramos-Gomez, who reportedly suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, made statements indicating to jailers he was a Mexican national in the United States illegally.


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