As TV news covered the incident live all afternoon, Okoumou stationed herself at the bottom of the statue, lounging under Lady Liberty's shoe and sitting in the folds of her dress. National Park Service Spokesperson Jerry Willis says people on Liberty Island were being taken to neighboring Ellis Island, Battery Park in New York City or Liberty State Park in New Jersey.
Willis says federal code of regulations prohibits hanging banners from the monument.
Court documents show Davidson said he wanted his sculpture, like the rest of the casino-resort's facade, to have the feel of New York's iconic skyline without duplicating it.
Malaysia investigates marriage of man to 11-year-old girl
Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the couple are considered not married as long as no evidence is presented. Nik Salida would be having a meeting with the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) on the issue of marriage age.
Images on social media show the large banner unfurled at the base of the statue.
CNN reported that seven people were taken into custody then.
Thousands of people were evacuated from Liberty Island on July 4 after a woman scaled the monument to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies and refused to come down.
The group denied any connection to the climber, however.
Demonstrations have recently taken place across the country after it emerged that Ice agents had separated thousands of young children from parents who had entered the USA illegally.
Retaliatory tariffs now in effect
Some have already launched retaliatory measures and filed legal challenges with the World Trade Organization. Ottawa also unveiled Can$2 billion (US$1.5 billion) in aid for the two sectors and their 33,500 workers.
"Abolish ICE" has become a rallying cry at protests around the country and for some Democratic officeholders seeking to boost their progressive credentials. Trump has said on Twitter that abolishing ICE will "never happen!"
United States media reports that the island has been evacuated "as a precaution", citing local police.
The sign read, "Abolish I.C.E". It was removed after an hour of being discovered, AP reports.
The statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was designated a national monument in 1924.
The woman has been identified as Therese Patricia Okoumou, according to the Associated Press.
England knocks out Colombia on penalties to reach the quarterfinals
Colombia's Yerry Mina celebrates after scoring his side's first goal against England during the World Cup round of 16 match. In the end, it came right down to the wire, with a tense penalty shoot-out that left Britons' hearts in their mouths.