But members of the group said they had no idea she was going to scale the statue that day.
Earlier in the day, activists with the group Rise and Resist unfurled a banner nearer to the ground reading "Abolish I.C.E".
ICE, or the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is at the center of the Trump administration's shelved policy of separating some immigrant families at the U.S.
Rise and Resist says the climber had "has no connection to our #abolishice action earlier today". While on the statue, she lay by the bottom edge of the statue's robe, walked around and sat perched against the national monument.
Many are praising her actions, calling them a step toward actual change.
Okoumou was ultimately escorted down by police after a roughly four-hour standoff. The call forced the evacuation of Liberty Island, sending 3,200 people on boats back to lower Manhattan and New Jersey.
Therese Patricia Okoumou, 45, of Staten Island, was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct and interference with governmental administration, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Police climbed after the woman, positioning ladders and negotiators in the hopes of talking her down. At other times she was seen lying on her stomach and kicking her feet up behind her. Okoumou was holding a t-shirt that says "Rise and Resist" and 'Trump Care Makes Us Sick.' Visitors were taken off the island via ferry.
ICE stands for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and has been the target of numerous protests across the United States since the Trump administration began separating thousands of children from their families as they tried to cross the Mexico border illegally.
"I would have said let's get some nets, we'll wait 'til she....just get some nets", he said.
The parks service, which operates the Statue of Liberty National Park, could not confirm whether the woman was part of a protest, Somma said.
In this image made from television news video by PIX11, a person, right, lies under the right foot of New York's Statue of Liberty as police officers, left, work to convince the climber to descend, Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Yann Sommer had to make a superb diving save to deny Berg, and Ekdal squandered a golden opportunity in the 41st minute. The last time Sweden made it this far at the World Cup was in 1994, when the team reached the semifinals.
A second photo captured the moment Cook tried to kiss his grinning bride, who had changed into a lace, lowcut jumper. The Big Bang Theory star officially tied the knot with her fiancé, equestrian Karl Cook , in San Diego.
Spurs teammates questioned the severity of the injury as Leonard's absence continued after the team had cleared him medically. James has until Friday to decide on his contract option, and free agency begins July 1.
We all talk about it a little differently and the president has talked about it in his own way, ' said the official. The US senators are due to meet with the upper house of the Russian parliament later Tuesday.
France go into the match after a relatively comfortable group stage and after resting players in their last group match. Messi will have to be at his very best if they are to get past France , who are much better than the Nigerians.
What a fearless boy! The puppy's face was very swollen in the pictures taken afterward, but the owner says he will be fine. Instead, the snake bit Todd in the face, and Godwin was uninjured. "He for sure saved me from being bitten", Godwin said.
The man behind the characters Borat , Brüno , and Ali G is teasing a new project that may be related to Donald Trump . The teaser then says, " Sacha graduates soon", with a logo of Trump University on the screen.
In a blog post about the story, Google stressed that developers must provide clear guidance on how people's data will be used. We leave our privacy at the door when we use products from Facebook and Google, and there's nothing that we can do about it.
The dramatic change in the landscape of National Basketball Association title contenders in the eye of Vegas is just absurd. LeBron James officially began his free agency Friday, when he informed the Cavs he would opt out of his deal.
Spectators who tuned in to the royal wedding around the globe could not get enough of Meghan's effervescent-yet-natural look. Daniel explained on the show that the goal was to make her look like she was glowing from the inside out.
The smartphone offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage which can be expanded further by inserting a microSD card. The Note 9's S Pen (model EJ-PN960) got a full battery of wireless tests because it's a 2.4GHz Bluetooth LE device.
Tropical Depression TWO forms in the Central Atlantic
An area of low pressure in the tropics of the Atlantic Ocean has now become the second tropical storm of the 2018 season. According to data, the storm is located at 10.2 N, 41.4 W with winds at approximately 35 miles per hour .
Oil climbs despite Trump’s call for OPEC to reduce pricing
The United States will counter the influence of Iran , Saudi Arabia's major regional rival, by imposing tough sanctions. Brent crude futures were changing hands at $78.04 per barrel, up 28 cents, or 0.4 per cent, from their last close.
LeBron James early season favorite for MVP
Unfortunately, that wasn't the only power move as the defending dynasty the Golden State Warriors also strengthen their numbers. Players can not sign contracts with teams until Friday under National Basketball Association free agency rules.
Trade Wars: Trump loads first volley against China
Those measures appear to be aimed at the United States' heartland, which helped lift Trump into the White House. If things escalate, then the hit will be bigger, cutting as much as half a percentage point from growth.
Child killed after bouncy castle 'explodes' in Norfolk
Ms Furmedge, from Chester-le-Street, and Ms Collings, from Seaham, died from injuries suffered when they fell from the artwork. The bouncy castle "exploded" while the youngster was on it, throwing her "20 ft in the air", according to eyewitness claims.
Belgium defeat Japan 3-2 to reach quarter-finals
Lukaku will look to add to his group-stage tally of four goals against a Japan defense conceding more than a goal per game. Among the pre-tournament favourites in Russia, Eden Hazard and the Belgians march on to a last-eight meeting with Brazil.