She spoke out on behalf of young undocumented immigrants like herself who want legal status. Now she's in the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Daniela Vargas, 22, was arrested Wednesday after sharing her family's story -- including her father and brother's arrest last month by ICE officers -- during a news conference in Jackson, Mississippi.
Moments before her arrest by ICE, Vargas had advocated for young people who, like herself, were brought to the US illegally as
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