Immigration Agent Gives Up after Man Aided by Neighbors

An ICE agent gave up trying to arrest a Tennessee man who, aided by neighbors, refused to leave his vehicle for four hours.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An immigration agent gave up trying to arrest a Tennessee man who, aided by neighbors, refused to leave his vehicle for four hours. WTVF-TV reports an Immigration and Customs Enforcement vehicle blocked the unnamed man’s van in his driveway in Nashville and attempted to take him into custody Monday, but he refused to get out. As he sat in the van with his 12-year-old son, neighbors decided to help. “We made…

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