Western Massachusetts activist being held in Georgia detention center

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A local immigrant activist is allegedly being detained in a Georgia detention facility.

Local activist and undocumented immigrant Eduardo Samaniego has reportedly been detained by immigration agents and is being kept at a Detention Center in Lovejoy, Georgia.

Samaniego has organized for immigrants rights all across western Massachusetts.

The Pioneer Valley Worker Center was unable to comment but on their Facebook Page on Wednesday, they wrote, “He went to visit family and friends for some needed rest, but instead has been caught up in the unjust immigration system.”

A GoFundMe page has been started to help bring him home and has raised almost $12,500.

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