Immigration

Photos: Immigration activists deliver valentines to ICE detainees

On Valentine's Day eve, while last-minute lovers were raiding grocery stores for cheap chocolates, plastic-wrapped flowers and prefab love notes, Jordan Garcia raced east on 14th Avenue toward the GEO Aurora ICE Processing Center. "I want to get there before Wade Castle leaves for the day. He's the guy in charge," Garcia said. As the Immigrant Ally Organizing Director of the American Friends Service Committee and a member of Coloradans for Immigrant Rights, Garcia planned to hand-deliver 516 valentines to the facility, and he hoped Castle would give to the detainees.
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