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ICE officers arrest 97 people in Midwest during 5-day surge, including 11 in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Federal officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 97 criminal aliens and immigration violators in six Midwest states during a five-day enforcement action, which ended Wednesday, September 25. Eleven arrests were in Wisconsin.

ICE officers made arrests in the following states during the arrest surge: Illinois (28), Indiana (14), Kansas (22), Kentucky (12), Missouri (10) and Wisconsin (11). Three women and 94 men were arrested.

Aliens arrested during this operation are from the following 10 countries: Czech Republic (1), El Salvador (2), Guatemala (17), Honduras (2), Israel (1), Kenya (2), Mexico (68), Pakistan (2), Poland (1) and Ukraine (1).

ICE officials say more than half of those arrested had prior criminal histories that included convictions for the following crimes: assault, battery, domestic violence, child exploitation, sexual assault, driving under the influence (DUI), drug possession, re-entry after deportation, resisting officers, obstruction of justice, hit-and-run and illegally possessing weapons.

According to a news release, 15 of those arrested were immigration fugitives; 19 others illegally re-entered the United States after having been previously deported, which is a felony.

The following are eight summaries of criminal aliens arrested in the ICE Chicago area of responsibility during this enforcement surge:

•Sept. 21: ICE officers arrested a 24-year-old criminal alien from Mexico in Milwaukee. He has two felony domestic assault convictions – one is for strangling and suffocating his victim. He remains in ICE custody pending the disposition of his immigration case.

•Sept. 22: ICE officers arrested a 36-year-old criminal alien from Mexico in Milwaukee. He has a DUI conviction and an outstanding criminal arrest warrant in Wisconsin. He remains in ICE custody pending the disposition of his immigration proceedings.

•Sept. 23: ICE officers arrested a twice-deported 61-year-old criminal alien from Mexico in Chicago. He has a criminal conviction for aggravated sexual abuse. This case was presented to the U.S. Attorney’s office for criminal prosecution for re-entry after deportation. He remains in ICE custody pending his removal to Mexico.

•Sept. 23: ICE officers arrested a 27-year-old citizen of Pakistan in Noblesville, Indiana, who is a U.S. permanent resident. His 2018 conviction for possessing child pornography makes him eligible for removal. He remains in ICE custody pending the outcome of his immigration proceedings.

•Sept. 23: ICE officers arrested a 38-year-old criminal alien from Mexico in Milwaukee. He has several criminal convictions, including illegally carrying a concealed weapon. This case was presented to the U.S. Attorney’s office for criminal prosecution.

•Sept. 23: ICE officers arrested a criminal alien from Mexico in Danville, Kentucky. He has been convicted of assault and DUI. He remains in ICE custody pending immigration proceedings.

•Sept. 25: ICE officers arrested a 37-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador in Liberal, Kansas. He has several criminal arrests in Kansas, including a DUI arrest. He remains in ICE custody pending disposition of his immigration proceedings.

•Sept. 25: ICE officers arrested a 37-year-old criminal alien from Kenya in Platte City, Missouri. She has a DUI conviction and was ordered removed by an immigration judge in 2015. She remains in ICE custody pending her removal to Kenya.

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Gdpanthersqb20 22 days ago
Arrest the criminals first . I know illegals are technically criminals , but Let’s focus and the drug dealers , pimps and other trash that has ruined Milwaukee. Milwaukee is another democratic run city that is in ruins . Income disparity at its finest
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