ICE shifting more agents to Denver streets as it ramps up arrests in sanctuary cities

Article subtitle: 
Denver is one of a host of cities seeing increased immigration enforcement efforts
Article author: 
Sam Tabachnik
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
7 March 2020
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is ramping up its operations in Denver, transferring special agents normally charged with long-term investigations to help target and arrest undocumented immigrants who have committed crimes.

The increased enforcement comes as ICE has expanded its presence in so-called sanctuary cities across the country that do not cooperate with federal immigration agencies, The New York Times reported Thursday ...

The beefed-up surveillance operations and additional personnel — dubbed Operation Palladium — began in February and will continue through the end of the year, the Times reported, citing an internal ICE email ...