ICE spies on me, Dominican Republic-born US lawmaker says
New York.- Dominican Republic-born congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) on Sunday affirmed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents spied a vigil in Fort Tryon Park on 190th St. in Upper Manhattan, of white supremacists of the group “Identity Evropa” (European Identity).
The group considered an offshoot of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), waved Confederate flags, banners and slogans against immigrants, an action denounced by newspaper The Nation.
The Representative of New York’s 13th District will head a 10am press conference Monday with immigration activists and other leaders, to denounce the presence of ICE agents near a public school on 169th St. and Audubon Av. in Upper Manhattan.
Espaillat, one of the national leaders which most criticizes ICE, added that though the activity was strictly for civil society, the agents were observed in the surrounding area, and likely blended with the crowd.