Aug 31, 2010

370 illegals arrested in 10 states - 347 were criminals

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested 370 illegal immigrants -- including 347 with prior criminal convictions -- over a three-day operation throughout the Midwest.

The arrests in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kansas, Missouri, Michigan, Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska were part of the agency's "Cross Check" operations that began in 2009 and are being held across the country.

Of the 370 people arrested this week, more than half of them had prior convictions for serious violent crimes such as armed robbery, drug trafficking and aggravated assault.

According to the report they are crimes that were committed in the United States.

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