Papers please! Detained delivery man’s lawyers demand to see disputed waiver

Free Pablo: Pablo Villavicencio-Calderon’s wife Sandra Chico and his lawyers are demanding to see the waiver that officials at Fort Hamilton Army Base claims he signed to allow the background check that led to his detention — which he claimed he never signed.
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They don’t think he signed on the dotted line.

Fort Hamilton Army Base must release the waiver that officials claim an undocumented pizza delivery man signed to allow a background check before Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials detained him at the base on June 1, the man’s lawyers are demanding.

Pablo Villavicencio-Calderon’s lawyers filed a Freedom of Information Law request for the waiver on June 12, the New York Daily News reported, and if they do not receive the document — or if it turns out not to exist — they plan to argue he was racially profiled at the base while making the delivery.

Calderon told the New York Post on June 7 that he never signed a waiver, but the base insisted in an earlier statement that he signed the document agreeing to a background check because he lacked the proper military identification required for entry, at which point base personnel discovered an active Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrest warrant on file and alerted Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Reps at the base could not be reached for comment by press time. The base’s website states that all visitors must pass a background check.

The incident, first reported by Spanish newspaper El Dario on June 4, immediately attracted national attention after Calderon’s family and local politicians charged that he was unfairly targeted and detained due to his immigration status.

Calderon is currently being held at a correctional facility in New Jersey before his July 20 court date, but his family and local officials have called for his release as he awaits his hearing.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement did not reply by press time to an inquiry about the status of Calderon’s detention.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.
Updated 5:40 pm, July 9, 2018
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Reasonable discourse

Mustafa Khant from Atlantic Ave says:
He is not undocumented. He has plenty of documents. it's just that they come from another country, not here.
July 6, 2018, 8:49 am
Ms. Me from Bay Ridge says:
So nobody can be arrested now unless they sign a permission slip first? What an interesting new law!
July 6, 2018, 2:14 pm
Joey from Clinton Hills says:
Was he driving a car or on a bike when he made this delivery? I've read both.

If he was driving a car without insurance, I'm not on his side...and his employer (the pizza place) should be fined for using unlicensed drivers as delivery boys.
July 6, 2018, 3:08 pm
Henry Ford from Bay Ridge says:
His employer should be put out of business for using illegals as help.
July 6, 2018, 5:17 pm
Vision Zero from Zero Vision says:
⬆⬆⬆Your employer should be ashamed for hiring a fatasss bigot reetard⬆⬆⬆
July 6, 2018, 9:06 pm
Henry Ford from Bay Ridge says:
⬆️⬆️⬆️ Your institution should be ashamed for not curing your mental diseases ⬆️⬆️⬆️
July 7, 2018, 8:57 am
Vision Zero from Zero Vision says:
⬆⬆⬆Your mother should be ashamed for not kicking you out of her basement years ago, you disgusting fat body coward⬆⬆⬆
July 7, 2018, 9:05 am
Ms. Me from Bay Ridge says:
He was driving a motor vehicle -- from College Point in Queens. You think he rode a bicycle all that way? The real story is -- was anything else being delivered with the pizza?
July 7, 2018, 9:39 am
Henry Ford from Bay Ridge says:
I love how Vision Zero has invented this caricature of me in his head, but he refuses to show his face to meet the real me. Anytime you grow a pair, come see me biotch.
July 7, 2018, 12:54 pm
William from Brooklyn Heights says:
Does it even matter? They’re grasping at straws. Whatever the procedure, this man had an outstanding warrent and was residing in violation of the law. His situation is undefensable.
His wife is even from the same country as he is, so they could easily settle there. He’s under no threat there, and is working in a field with no shortage of replacements. Making a mountain out of a molehill.
July 7, 2018, 3:34 pm
Vision Zero from Zero Vision says:
I love the irony of how a fatasss reetard [henryford] from Bay Ridge has invented this caricature of me in his head, but he refuses to admit when he's wrong. Instead of a "man up" he tries to pull a school yard "meet me by the swing set" gimmick. Nobody is afraid of you.
You're such a tool!
July 7, 2018, 5:03 pm

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