Grand Rapids City Commission meeting adjourned after ICE protesters refused stop chanting



Scenes from the Grand Rapids City Commission meeting that had a crowd of protesters on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Civil rights groups allege Grand Rapids police officials acted on racial profiling not fear of terrorism when they called federal immigration authorities on a former U.S. Marine who is Latino. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez was arrested in November after setting a small fire inside Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital and then standing on the rooftop helipad. He was later held for three days by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who concluded he was a “foreign national illegally in the U.S.” even though he was arrested with a U.S. Passport. Ramos-Gomez’s family says his actions were related to post-traumatic stress disorder and that he is currently receiving mental health treatment. Ramos-Gomez, a lance corporal and tank crewman, served in Afghanistan from 2011 to 2014. (Cory Morse | MLive.com) READ MORE — https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/2019/02/residents-disgusted-and-call-for-police-captains-firing-over-racial-profiling-claim.html?fbclid=IwAR1t-tCsL_vwohCZ8WfM_fY_pq3Of-AnNz7dJJbRVcj6O9jhaYbUlLl1bcQ

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