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Immigration Agents: Deportation Order and Immigrant Advocates

immigration agents: These activists have been surveilled, intimidated, harassed and detained, their homes raided, many have been plucked off the street in broad daylight, and some have even been deported, the lawsuit said, according to Metro News. The suit was filed a day before Ragbir's latest deportation order was scheduled to take effect. Ravi Ragbir, a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, said in a lawsuit filed Friday in New York that immigration agents have purposely singled out immigrant advocates for deportation as a way to quiet opposition. In a stipulation, federal prosecutors and Ragbir's lawyers agreed he won't be deported until he has had a chance to argue his new suit, sometime after March 14. Ragbir leads the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, a coalition of 150 faith-based, pro-immigrant groups. Ragbir still must turn up for a meeting with immigration agents on Saturday. ( As reported in the news.