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US Man injured in Hard Rock Hotel collapse detained by ICE

00:55  20 october  2019
00:55  20 october  2019 Source:   cbsnews.com

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A man injured in the New Orleans Hard Rock hotel collapse is being detained by immigration authorities, an attorney representing him told CBS A federal immigration judge had ordered Ramirez be deported to Honduras in February 2016, according to ICE . Emergency officials are on the scene of

in the unfinished Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans as it collapsed last week is in the custody of U.S injured in the deadly collapse , say that their client was detained shortly after he spoke about the ICE spokesperson Bryan Cox confirmed to HuffPost that Ramirez was currently in custody and

A man injured in the New Orleans Hard Rock hotel collapse is being detained by immigration authorities, an attorney representing him told CBS News on Saturday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson Bryan Cox confirmed to CBS News that Ramirez, a native of Honduras, has been in their custody since Monday.

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Delmer Joel Ramirez-Palma is one of five people who filed a lawsuit in Orleans Parish Civil District Court seeking damages for injuries suffered in the collapse.

According to Ramirez's attorney, Daryl Gray, Ramirez is one of the 20 people injured on October 19 when a large portion of the Hard Rock Hotel that was under construction collapsed. Three people were killed.

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One of dozens of workers injured in the deadly collapse of the half-built Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans has been detained for deportation by Border Patrol does not have its own detention facilities and generally turns those it arrests over to ICE . Cox said it was "simply false" to suggest Ramirez's

Following the partial collapse of a Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans last weekend, city officials are preparing to stage a controlled explosion that will bring down two badly damaged cranes towering over the city. The detonation is planned for Saturday close to midday, according to authorities.

Gray said Ramirez's family reached out to him after Ramirez was taken into custody.

In a statement, ICE said Ramirez was taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol on Monday at the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge in New Orleans East after an encounter with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A federal immigration judge had ordered Ramirez be deported to Honduras in February 2016, according to ICE.

a close up of a busy city street: Emergency officials are on the scene of a partial building collapse at the Hard Rock Hotel construction site downtown New Orleans, Louisiana on October 12, 2019. - One person died and at least 18 others were injured Saturday when the top floors of a New Orleans hotel that was under construction collapsed, officials said. The New Orleans fire department received reports at 9:12am local time that the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown New Orleans had collapsed. (Photo by Emily Kask / 30238387A / AFP) (Photo by EMILY KASK/30238387A /AFP via Getty Images)© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Emergency officials are on the scene of a partial building collapse at the Hard Rock Hotel construction site downtown New Orleans, Louisiana on October 12, 2019. - One person died and at least 18 others were injured Saturday when the top floors of a New Orleans hotel that was under construction collapsed, officials said. The New Orleans fire department received reports at 9:12am local time that the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown New Orleans had collapsed. (Photo by Emily Kask / 30238387A / AFP) (Photo by EMILY KASK/30238387A /AFP via Getty Images)

Gray said it is unclear to Ramirez's attorneys why he is being held. He is currently being detained at La Salle Detention Facility in Jena.

Contractor claims video shows structural flaws prior to Hard Rock Hotel collapse

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An 18-story Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapsed Saturday morning in blinding clouds of dust, killing three workers and injuring more than 20 people, one of whom was still hospitalized Thursday. Only one of three bodies in the rubble has been recovered because recovery crews have

After the collapse , 18 of the injured were taken in ambulances to nearby hospitals, but in the past few hours many more arrived on their own It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse . Crews at the site had been working on building a new 350-room Hard Rock Hotel , just steps away from the

Gray said Ramirez has not seen a doctor since he was taken into custody but Cox said that allegation that he has not received medical treatment is "baseless." Gray said Ramirez requires surgery from his injuries.

Gray told NOLA.com that besides seeking compensation for Ramirez's injuries, they are also seeking to oppose his deportation. Gray alleged Ramirez's arrest was set in motion after he gave an interview to a Spanish-language television station.

The news of Ramirez's arrest was first reported by NOLA.com.

The lawsuit was filed Friday on behalf of Ramirez and four other workers at the hotel alleging a failure to provide safe working conditions. Gray told CBS News there were many other workers injured who are undocumented and afraid to come forward out of fear of legal fallout.

Annabelle Hanflig contributed reporting.

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The family of one of the men killed in the Hard Rock collapse has sued.The hotel was under construction on Oct. 12, when the top floors came tumbling down, killing three construction workers and injuring dozens of others. The cause of the collapse is currently under investigation.

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