MSNBC on Tuesday broadcast live from a “stakeout” with ICE agents as they waited outside the home of an unsuspecting undocumented immigrant.
MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson spoke to NBC’s Gadi Schwartz who was embedded with ICE agents conducting a “roundup” of undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles.
“We are basically on a stakeout,” Schwartz explained. “We are waiting for a target to come out of his home. And enforcement removal agents are going to swoop in and they are going to arrest him. We have seen two of those happen so far today.”
According to Schwartz, nine different teams of agents in southern California were participating in the roundup.
An agent in the patrol car with Schwartz described the target as a “serious criminal” who had been accused of a robbery in 2009.
“Previous surveillance has him walking out of the house in about 20 minutes,” the agent said, nearly whispering.
The agent complained that sanctuary cities were “roadblocks,” but he added, “That’s not going to stop us from doing our job.”
Watch the video below from MSNBC.
WATCH: NYC cop filmed pulling down Black protester’s mask so he can pepper spray him in the face
In a video posted to Twitter by Anju J. Rupchandani, a man she claimed was her nephew had his protective COVID-19 mask pulled down by a New York City police officer so that he could spray him in the face at close range with pepper spray.
In the video, the young man can be seen with his hands in the air and making no move towards the white officer who suddenly reaches out to yank down the mask and blast him with the noxious spray.
As Rupchandani wrote, "I am heartbroken and disgusted to see one of my family members a young black man w/his hands up peacefully protesting and an NYPD officer pulls down his mask and pepper sprays him.
Pennsylvania Dem unloads on GOPers who pushed to reopen as they hid colleague’s COVID-19 infection
Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims (D) lashed out at Republican lawmakers who remained silent after testing positive for COVID-19.
Democrats this week accused Republicans of withholding information after Rep. Andrew Lewis (R) tested positive for the virus.
"It's been a week, perhaps longer, that House Republican leadership knew that at least one of their members had tested positive for COVID-19," Sims explained in a Facebook post. "But they didn't go on quarantine until they were done serving alongside us, especially those of us that serve on the State Government Committee."
Video catches woman in Central Park falsely reporting ‘an African-American man threatening my life’
A video circulated on social media on Monday showed a woman in Central Park falsely claiming that an "African-American man" threatened her life.
Late Monday, Franklin Templeton announced that an "employee" had been put on leave after rumors circulated online the woman worked there.
The incident was said to occur between a man and a white woman over the Memorial Day weekend. Cell phone video shared on Twitter revealed a verbal confrontation as the woman was exercising her dog without a leash.