Undocumented Immigrant Beaten on Camera by Santa Ana Police Freed From ICE by DOJ
The deportation of Edgar Vargas Azarte came to a screeching halt thanks to an assist from the Department of Justice (DOJ). The Santa Ana immigrant sin papeles is at home with monitor bracelets around his ankle instead of being detained by immigration authorities at Theo Lacy. The DOJ turned the tables in his case by telling a federal judge on October 1 that they needed him for an investigation. The probe probably surrounds the beating he suffered at the hands of Santa Ana's finest.
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