ICE arrests two Cambodians in SF as advocates protest deportations

About 50 community advocates and Cambodians rallied at ICE headquarters in San Francisco Thursday, joining groups across the nation to protest the ongoing arrests of refugees who fled the country decades ago.

By noon, organizers had gotten word that two Cambodian men ordered to report to U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement on Sansome Street that morning — Saman Pho of Oakland and Sakun Phok of San Jose — had been detained.

Dozens of Cambodians across the country have received summonses in recent weeks to report to immigration authorities for removal — the sixth round of raids against this community, according to advocates.

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