Attorney Says She Was Pushed And Injured By ICE Officers
By Kaitlyn Burton (October 10, 2019, 8:50 PM EDT) -- An immigration attorney is seeking damages in a lawsuit filed Thursday, accusing two Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers of pushing her as she tried to accompany a 3-year-old child to a detention facility to be reunited with his mother before both were to be deported.
Andrea Martinez, who has an immigration law practice, Martinez Immigration Law LLC, in Kansas City, Missouri, said ICE officers Everett Chase and Ronnet Sasse pushed her to the ground and locked the facility's doors to block her from getting into the building.
The shove fractured Martinez's foot and gave her a concussion, she alleged.
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