NYC councilmen arrested at rally for immigrant rights activist detained by ICE
PIX 11 NEWS | 1/12/2018, 8:57 a.m.
Two city councilmen were among more than a dozen people arrested at a Thursday rally for an immigration rights activist who'd been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Council members Jumaane Williams (D-Brooklyn) and Ydanis Rodriguez (D-Manhattan) were out in support of Ravi Ragbir, an undocumented immigrant and executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, during their arrest. Sixteen other people were taken into custody.