Atlanta, Georgia (AP) --
Federal authorities have arrested 32 illegal immigrants in central and south Georgia who they say are accused of committing crimes or fled after a judge ordered them to leave the country.
They were rounded up in a four-day operation that ended Friday, Sept. 25 and took place in Houston, Peach, Bibb, Dougherty, Toombs and
Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Ivan Ortiz-Delgado
says many of the illegal immigrants are subject to immediate
removal since they have outstanding deportation orders or were
The rest will stay in custody until their criminal cases are
completed, they get a hearing before an immigration judge or travel
arrangements out of the country can be made.