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Risks for Non-citizens Participating in Occupy Wall Street

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If you are not a citizen, even if you have a “green card” or a visa, being arrested might have serious consequences in your life. You might have problems with immigration in the future or could face deportation. You already make practical choices almost every day.  This practical experience and your common sense are the best guide when deciding whether to leave a particular location or whether to risk arrest through direct action or civil disobedience. Sometimes, noncitizens arrested during a civil disobedience action face risks of transfer to immigration custody and deportation. 
 

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