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ICE confirms 14 immigrant arrests in Garfield, Eagle counties

Article author: 
Ryan Summerlin
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Post Independent
Article date: 
August 26, 2017
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Colorado News
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 14 undocumented immigrants in operations in Garfield and Eagle counties this month ...

"Twelve of those arrested had convictions for crimes, such as burglary, driving under the influence and felony drug charges. One of the criminal aliens arrested was also a MS-13 gang member," according to an ICE release.

“ICE focuses its enforcement resources on individuals who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security. In keeping with these efforts, ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan has made it clear that ICE will no longer exempt any class of individuals from removal proceedings if they are found to be in the country illegally,” wrote Carl Rusnok, ICE central region director of communications...

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