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Customs Enforcement: Ravi Ragbir and Fraud Conviction

customs enforcement: The Democratic mayor says the resulting chain of events added an unexpected and challenging dynamic to what otherwise might have been a pro-forma expression of civil disobedience, according to Metro News. But he praised officers' overall handling of protests. Bill de Blasio said Friday on WNYC that the federal government's abrupt and provocative decision to detain a highly respected individual caused the man's supporters to react with real passion. Eighteen people, including two councilmen, were arrested Thursday after Ravi Ragbir was removed in handcuffs during his scheduled check-in. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says Ragbir has exhausted his petitions and appeals. The citizen of Trinidad has been fighting deportation after a fraud conviction. ( As reported in the news.