Six Indian nationals among several arrested by US immigration authorities
Six Indian nationals are among over 300 people arrested by American authorities for criminal activities and violating the country’s immigration laws during a month-long crackdown across six states.
Federal officers with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 364 criminal aliens and immigration violators during a 30-day enforcement action across Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin. Those arrested during this operation came from 25 countries, including six from India.
Other nationalities included Colombia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and and Ukraine.
Of the 364 arrested, 187 had criminal convictions, 16 were women and 346 men and 236 were from Mexico. From the Chicago area, ICE arrested a 25-year-old man from India in Champaign, Illinois.
He was convicted of criminal sexual abuse on July 30 and remains in ICE custody pending his removal.