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WATCH: Woman faces deportation after allegedly assaulting man in MAGA hat

The woman is a citizen of Brazil and reportedly in this country illegally

February 27, 2019 - 12:14 pm
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A woman is being processed for deportation after she allegedly assaulted a man wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat earlier this month.

Rosiane Santos is a citizen of Brazil and in this country illegally, reports WCVB in Boston. She was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Fugitive Operations Team on Monday and was being processed for deportation.

"She has since been released from ICE custody after being entered into removal proceedings in federal immigration courts and provided a Notice to Appear at a future date before an immigration judge," an ICE spokesperson said in a statement.

Santos was first detained by federal agents after she was caught on video grabbing a man's red cap and throwing it on the floor at a Mexican restaurant in Massachusetts, on Feb. 15. 

Bryton Turner posted video of the altercation to Facebook:

"I'm just trying to sit here and eat a nice meal," Turner says in the video as Santos grabs his hat and pulls it over his eyes. "You see this? People like that, that's the problem. That's the problem with America these days."

In a second video, Santos can be seen speaking to two uniformed officers at the restaurant.

"Went out with some friends trying to enjoy some dinner and drinks when this ignoramus randomly tried to hit my hat off and started yelling at me (assault + drunk and disorderly)," Turner wrote in the video's caption. "I wasn't going to press charges, but in front of four cops she did it again, so now she's going to jail."

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested a woman who

Santos was arraigned last week and is expected back in court on March 20.

Her immigration attorney, Katarina Kozakova, said she plans to address the charges against her client in criminal court, according to local new outlet Boston.com.

Kozakova said Santos has a pending green card application and is married to a U.S. citizen.

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