Immigration agents arrest dozens of Iraqi Christians in Detroit – CBS News

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Immigration agents arrest dozens of Iraqi Christians in DetroitDETROIT — The arrests of dozens of Iraqi Christians in southeastern Michigan by U.S.. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on Monday declined to say how many were taken into custody, but advocates say at least 40 people were arrested near or at homes, mostly on Sunday. Roughly 100 people protested Sunday at a Detroit detention center, many expressing their concern for the arrestees’ safety. Chaldeans are among Iraqi Christian denominations that emerged in the faith’s early days, and many speak languages similar to those spoken at the time of Christ. Read more…