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Exclusive: U.S. arrests Mexican immigrant in Seattle covered by Obama program

Original story at Reuters• 155 mentions • 1 month ago

 
 
SAN FRANCISCO U.S. authorities have arrested an immigrant from Mexico who was brought to the United States illegally as a child and later given a work permit during the Obama administration in what could be the first detention of its kind under President Donald Trump. Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old with no criminal record, was taken into custody last week at his father's home in Seattle by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The officers arrived at the home to arrest the man's father, though court documents did no make clear the reason the father was taken into custody. Ramirez,