WATCH: Mariachi Restaurant Employees Arrested, Groups Protest at Courthouse

The Stow location is open, but because many employees are still in jail and cannot make bail, the other Summit and Stark County locations remain closed.

On Aug. 16, officials went to Owner Miguel Castro's six restaurants and started handcuffing employees — including the owner. 

The Akron Beacon Journal reports that 35 employees were arrested for allegedly being in the country illegally. 

Hundreds from HOLA, a grassroots Hispanic organization from Ohio, rallied at the Summit County Courthouse Thursday. 

"The raid by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is separating families and 'ripping apart the bonds between children and their parents," HOLA spokeswoman Veronica Dahlberg said in an Akron Beacon Journal story.

The and Chapel Hill locations remains open, but the location in and three other restaurants are still closed.

For more information, read the entire Akron Beacon Journal article

Amanda Harnocz September 04, 2012 at 02:19 PM
Please stop attacking each other and being combative in the comments section. Read and follow the terms of use: no attacking, no name calling, no swear words, etc. etc. thank you: http://stow.patch.com/terms
jiim may September 04, 2012 at 03:32 PM
Since your grandparents work so hard and became US citizens legitimately I think they would be pretty upset with you defending the ones that came over illegally.
J. Chen September 04, 2012 at 08:21 PM
National borders are drawn to preserve the sanctity of nations against unlawful intrusion. Breaking these laws does NOT grant the law-breakers to ask for humane considerations. It is noted that the Mexican authorities have not taken any responsiblities in implementing their domestic border laws but try and cross their borders without a visa and see what kind of treatment (jail) you will get. What is the reason for our federal government officials turning a blind eye to this very dangerous situation? Vote with your conscience if you have one to use.
jiim may September 05, 2012 at 03:08 AM
Matthew, Really, thanks for the history lesson!!! Now tell me what you wrote has anything to do with these "so called people" in the article
jiim may September 06, 2012 at 11:58 AM
Please try to spell guarantee correctly next time. I can see if you hit the wrong key but, that is certainly not the case here. Eeeks!!!!!!


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