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Immigration Sweeps Net 8 Arrests in Kansas, 37 In Oklahoma

KSCB News - September 29, 2011 8:41 am

A nationwide enforcement operation
targeting criminal immigrants has rounded up eight people in Kansas
and more than 2,900 convicted illegal immigrants across the
Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday the "Cross
Check" operation included the arrest of a 31-year-old Ethiopian
national in Shawnee who was convicted of sexual battery.
The eight men arrested in Kansas included six Mexicans, one
Cambodian and one Ethiopian.

At least 37 people have been arrested in
Oklahoma as part of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
(ICE) operation targeting illegal immigrants with criminal
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced
Wednesday that most of the Oklahoma arrests – 19- occurred in
Oklahoma City.


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