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Lawyers for Mexican journalist blame his detention in the U.S. on Trump's 'anti-Mexican bias'

Lawyers for Mexican journalist blame his detention in the U.S. on Trump's 'anti-Mexican bias'

Lawyers for a Mexican journalist being held in a U.S. immigrant detention center are demanding his release, saying President Trump's frequent attacks on Mexicans and journalists are evidence that the man is a victim of discrimination.

In a writ of habeas corpus filed in a Texas district court Tuesday, lawyers for the journalist, Emilio Gutierrez Soto, said he and his son, who is also being detained, should be immediately released because their detention violates the equal protection clause of the Constitution.

“We have a president who, throughout his...

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