United Teachers of Dade president detained in Washington D.C. during demonstration

WASHINGTON D.C. (WSVN) — The president of United Teachers of Dade has been detained in Washington D.C.

Karla Hernandez-Mats was taken into custody Wednesday by Capitol City police during a demonstration of civil disobedience.

She was among a number of people who demanded action on immigration reform.

It is unclear, however, as to exactly why she was detained.

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