ICE arrests undocumented immigrant on Montgomery County church grounds

ICE arrests undocumented immigrant on Montgomery County church grounds

Plus: Driver sentenced for deadly drunken high-speed crash; Volunteers help county address crisis of food insecurity

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ICE arrests undocumented immigrant on Montgomery County church grounds

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested an undocumented immigrant on the grounds of a Montgomery County church last week — and immigrant rights groups are expressing their outrage.

Federal agents found Binsar Siahaan, an undocumented Indonesian immigrant, at Glenmont United Methodist Church, where he worked as a caretaker — but said they were only checking Siahaan’s ankle monitor from a prior detainment, according to the group Congregation Action Network. [Maryland Matters]

Driver sentenced for deadly drunken high-speed crash

A man was sentenced Thursday for his role behind the wheel in a drunken high-speed crash that killed a 20-year-old in Clarksburg last year.

Mario Sanchez, 44, learned that he will spend the next six years in prison for the crash that killed Ian McKenna on June 16, 2019, which was Father’s Day. [WTOP]

Volunteers help county address crisis of food insecurity

Volunteers are helping Montgomery County cope with a crisis of food insecurity due to loss of income because of the coronavirus pandemic.

At a Sikh spiritual center in North Potomac that’s not using its commercial kitchen due to restrictions on large gatherings, volunteers pack bags of beans and rice. [NBC 4]

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