An audience member stands on a bench outside the meeting chamber at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center and addresses her concerns about ICE raids as Mayor Jennifer Roberts, right, and Council Member James Mitchell, Jr. , front right, listen after the Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017. In 2006, Roberts voted to support the Sheriff’s Office partnership with the federal government under the 287(g) program.
An audience member stands on a bench outside the meeting chamber at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center and addresses her concerns about ICE raids as Mayor Jennifer Roberts, right, and Council Member James Mitchell, Jr. , front right, listen after the Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017. In 2006, Roberts voted to support the Sheriff’s Office partnership with the federal government under the 287(g) program. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
An audience member stands on a bench outside the meeting chamber at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center and addresses her concerns about ICE raids as Mayor Jennifer Roberts, right, and Council Member James Mitchell, Jr. , front right, listen after the Charlotte City Council meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017. In 2006, Roberts voted to support the Sheriff’s Office partnership with the federal government under the 287(g) program. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

A Democratic mayor opposes deportation program. But she voted to bring it to her city.

May 06, 2017 07:16 AM