Members of the North Carolina DREAM Team are demanding Uriel Alberto, 24, of Winston-Salem, be released from police custody. Alberto was arrested after a Wednesday protest at the legislature.

Alberto is a member of El Cambio in Winston-Salem and traveled to Raleigh to protest a Select Committee immigration meeting.

“My name is Uriel Alberto; I am undocumented, unafraid, and unashamed! I refuse to be bullied and intimidated by this committee and choose to empower my community,” Alberto said at the meeting.

NC DREAM Team is urging supporters to place calls on behalf of Alberto so he is not separated from his son.

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