Immigration Agents Round Up 70 People in Texas and Oklahoma Sweep


Enforcement and Removal Operations agents detained 70 people in Oklahoma and Texas during a three-day sweep, federal authorities report.

The roundup, completed on June 3, targeted immigrants with a criminal history and others who were simply living in the country illegally.

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Of those arrested, 62 hailed from Mexico, three from El Salvador and one each from Cuba, Guatemala, Korea, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka. Even more, 64 were men, between the ages of 18 and 54, and six were women.

The sweep follows several others that have taken place across the country since President Donald Trump has taken office.