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Activists Say ICE Doesn’t Follow Its Own Protocol

Immigration activists want the Department of Homeland Security to investigate its own agency over alleged civil rights violations of a Mexican man deported in January. 

Reynold Garcia was lured out of a church in Schaumburg by texts that he thought were coming from a friend. The messages were actually from Immigration and Customs Enforcement -- or ICE -- agents. 

Churches and schools are considered by ICE as sensitive locations. A statement from the Department of Homeland Security says arrests don't happen in those places unless there are exigent circumstances posing national security threats.

WBEZ's Yolanda Perdomo reports.

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