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More undocumented immigrants being detained listen

12/04/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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U.S. Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE) announced today that deportation officers in Florida made a record number of arrests of illegal immigrants in the past year. The Miami field office also covers Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Sean Teeling is assistant field director for the Miami region. He says the increase in arrests is due to Congress funding for Fugitive Operations Teams, groups whose focus is removing illegal immigrants who have outstanding deportations or exc...

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