First, I opened a separate bank account.
Then, I received the name of the “friend” from the New Sanctuary Coalition, for whom I would be posting bond, so that he could be released from an immigrant detention center.
Then, New Sanctuary Coalition wired me the funds in the amount of the bond.
Then, from the bank check, I had a check made out to the Department of Homeland Security (and triple-checked the spelling, lest I cause it to be invalid).
Then, I walked with it and the requisite paperwork into the heart of darkness – 26 Federal Plaza in Lower Manhattan.
Then, I set a person... Read More