S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in May.
Francisco Duarte, 19, who shares his father’s name, previously told NBC 7 in an interview that his father was handcuffed and put into an unmarked SUV when he walked to a convenience store next door to pick up a newspaper.
“This is only done to criminalize immigrants,” Prado said.
(Published Friday, May 26, 2017)
According to allegations brought up in court Friday, the couple rented ice cream carts to undocumented immigrants and profited from the sales. They also allowed the individuals to stay at their home.
“We feel that it’s a method to slander a family that’s hard-working,” Prado said.
“So the message must go out, we must continue to fight,” Salazar said.
“Immigrant rights are human rights.”
He was considered a flight risk by the judge.
NBC 7 reached out to CBP Friday, but they did not have any further comments on this case.
Alan, a Chula Vista resident who did not want to give his last name, said he feels the issue of illegal immigration isn’t black and white.
“For the people who get deported and are working, I do feel for those families,” Alan said.
“But for others that commit crimes and they don’t really want to make this country better, then I am for it.”
“I just hope they do it the right way, you know,” said Karen Gray, another Chula Vista resident.
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