A huge series of raids in the Pacific Northwest has netted ICE Agents 84 illegal immigrants over a 3 day period.
The operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives” and was conducted over a 3 day period in Oregon, Washington and Alaska, according to ICE.
Via Fox News:
Seven women and 77 men from 12 countries were arrested, including 64 from Mexico.
The most arrests were made in King County, where 19 suspects were arrested. In Oregon, 13 were arrested in Washington County, seven in Multnomah County and four in Lane County, among others. ICE arrested three people in Clark County.
Of those arrested, 19 had criminal convictions for driving under the influence, according to ICE. Seven were convicted of assault, four of larceny, three of domestic violence and two of sexual assault, among other offenses.
“The operation, conducted by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), targeted criminal aliens who pose a public safety threat and individuals who have violated our nation’s immigration laws, including those who re-entered the country after being deported and immigration fugitives ordered deported by federal immigration judges,” according to an ICE statement.