Only 35 Out of 2K Illegal Aliens Arrested by ICE in Publicized Raids

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23 July 2019
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Of the nearly 2,100 illegal aliens who were wanted by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in highly-publicized raids last week, only about 35 were arrested and detained, officials confirmed.

Details of the arrests released by officials this week indicate that 35 illegal aliens out of 2,100 were arrested during last week’s ICE raids. These raids are typically not publicized in any way before they occur, with agents only revealing the number of arrests after they are conducted.

In this case, the Trump administration repeatedly confirmed the raids before they were carried out, an error that may have helped tip off illegal aliens, the New York Times reports...