- ICE arrests 83 undocumented immigrants in New York and 77 in New Jersey, following the latest operations to detain criminal aliens
- The agency reported that they had completed a national operation with which they achieved more than 2,000 arrests of immigrants
- Their objective was to capture those who had an arrest, conviction or pending charge
ICE arrests 83 undocumented immigrants in New York and 77 in New Jersey, following the latest operations to detain criminal aliens.
This Tuesday, Immigration and Customs Control Service of the United States (ICE) reported through a Press release that they had culminated a national operation with which they obtained more than 2,000 arrests to immigrants.
According to the agency, their objective was to capture criminal foreigners who had an arrest, conviction or pending charge.
“Foreigners caught during this operation attacked men, women and children in our communities, committing serious crimes and, at times, repeatedly wounding their victims,” said Tony H. Pham, director of ICE.
“By focusing our efforts on perpetrators of crimes against people, we can remove these threats from our communities and prevent future victimization from occurring. Through our targeted enforcement efforts, we are eliminating the threat posed by these criminals, many of whom are repeat offenders, ”he added.
Of those 2,000 arrests, 83 were in New York State and 77 in New Jersey.
The authorities indicated that among those detained in New York there were Latin Americans from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Peru and also from other countries around the world.
Despite the pandemic, officials toured New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley and Jersey City in New Jersey to make the arrests.
“Some foreign criminals may think that just because the nation is fighting the coronavirus, ICE cannot fulfill its sworn duty to remove heinous criminals from American communities,” said Thomas R. Decker, director of the ICE office at New York, adding that its staff had the security equipment they required.
ICE arrests 83 undocumented immigrants in New York
This is the data offered by ICE about the arrests in New York:
- After the operation, the local police released more than 50 arrested people
- 18 of those arrested had previously been expelled or deported from the United States
- 3 of those arrested were foreign fugitives
- The detainees had a history of child abuse, stalking, sexual and aggravated assault, burglary, robbery, drug charges and driving while intoxicated.
They also arrest 77 undocumented immigrants in New Jersey
According to ICE, New Jersey made 77 arrests of foreigners between July 22 and August 20.
The authorities indicated that among those detained in New Jersey were Latin Americans from Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Trinidad, Venezuela and also from other countries in the world.
These are the data offered by ICE on the arrests in New Jersey:
- Counties where they were detained: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Union, and Warren.
- Ages of those arrested: between 19 and 63 years of age.
- Offenses they face: domestic violence, homicide, sexual assault on a minor, criminal sexual contact, fondling of minors, possession of marijuana, fraud, possession of a weapon, aggravated battery, resisting arrest, theft, riot, public order offenses, robbery, robbery and illegal re-entry.
All people arrested by ICE will have to appear before an immigration judge, where a deportation order is expected to be issued.
Arizona: ICE arrests more than 60 illegal immigrants
After a raid, the Office of Immigration and Customs Control (ICE, for its acronym in English) confirmed that it detained more than 60 undocumented immigrants of Hispanic origin in the state of Arizona.
The raid It was carried out in the city of Phoenix by agents of the ICE Office of Detention and Removal (ERO), who stalked undocumented immigrants for just over a month.
According to a statement from ICE, the operation popularly known as a raid was carried out from July 13 to August 20 in the aforementioned city of Arizona.
In the same statement, ICE clarified that of the 67 detainees, 54 undocumented persons had criminal records.
According to the ICE office, the arrests of undocumented persons in Phoenix were directed at people with criminal records.
“These targeted arrests of convicted aliens represent some comfort to those who suffered abuse, they will not be allowed to further victimize those in our communities,” said Corey Price, acting director of the ERO office in Phoenix.
Among the arrests is that of a 49-year-old Mexican, convicted of multiple charges related to aggravated assault and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries; as well as charges of soliciting prostitution and two convictions for re-entering the United States after being deported.
Another 47-year-old Mexican was also arrested, after spending 12 months in jail after being convicted of aggravated stalking and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
In addition, ICE revealed that a 41-year-old Guatemalan convicted of multiple charges of assault, recklessness, domestic violence and extreme DUI was detained, according to the local newspaper. AZ Central.
But it was not the only raid that ICE carried out, rather the operation was carried out throughout the country, leaving a total of 2,000 detainees.
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