ICE Operation in Florida Nets 93 Arrests

By: AP
By: AP


U.S. immigration authorities have rounded up nearly 100 foreign nationals with convictions of violent crimes, sex offenses and drug trafficking charges.

The five-day Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation ended
Friday with 93 administrative arrests statewide for being in
violation of immigration law. All were in ICE custody pending
immigration removal proceedings or deportation from the United

The arrests include 84 men and 9 women from 22 different
countries. All have completed their criminal sentences.

ICE made 25 arrests in Miami-Dade County, eight in Broward
County, 13 in West Palm Beach, 19 in Tampa, 11 in Orlando, 14 in
Fort Myers, two in Jacksonville and one in Tallahassee.

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  • by whatgoingon Location: wakulla on Dec 14, 2010 at 10:20 PM
    Hey nitpicker, you're annoying. Go pick something else, like your nose!
  • by Ben Location: Ms on Dec 13, 2010 at 02:12 PM
    My friend in Sept. 2008 was violently raped, murdered and dumped in a lake where her body was found 7 days later. her killer pled to 51 yrs with parole. he needs the death penalty!!! he's failed to honor his plea. NO AMNESTY To illegals and NO DREAM ACT!!! Justice for Jennifer Lee Hampton. this is NOT their country, the had no fight in it in the Rev. Civil WW., WW1, WW2, Korea, Vietnam, 91 Gulf, Sept. 11th. DEPORT THEM ALL.
  • by CaptainDisbelief Location: Tally on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:37 AM
    To be clear, I'm glad they're gone, too. I just wanted to point out that this has little or nothing to do with illegal immigration.
  • by CaptainDisbelief Location: Tally on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:34 AM
    I nitpick because somebody has to nitpick. While the big guy has highly paid nitpickers nitpicking all day, who is nitpicking for the little guy? I dream of a future where EVERY child can look forward to nitpicking; a future where no person has to say, "but I haven't been nitpicked today!" This is the future I'm trying to secure for our children -- when was the last time YOU nitpicked?
  • by Anonymous on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:17 AM
    Captain Disbelief: Who cares? They are in our country committing crimes. I'm glad they got caught. Why you gotta nit pick?
  • by Billo Location: Tally on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:13 AM
    This is a good start; keep it up. And before I see all these post about racism remember...THESE PEOPLE ARE BREAKING THE LAW. They are committing a crime being in this country illegally. People that dont follow the laws of this land and committ crimes go to jail no matter the color of their skin or where they are from.
  • by CaptainDisbelief Location: Tally on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:08 AM
    @Anonymous: they weren't necessarily illegal immigrants. Some (or most) may have been. The only thing you can glean from this article is that they are foreign nationals who have committed crimes in the U.S. There may very well be green card holders in that list.
  • by Anonymous on Dec 13, 2010 at 10:00 AM
    GOOD! Get those ILLEGALS out of our country!
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