Tuesday, January 25, 2022

US authorities detains 680 illegal immigrants in a raid on food processing plant


Mehboob Ali Shaikh
Mehboob Ali Shaikh is the Bureau Chief of World News Observer. Based in Canada, working with Toronto 360 TV. Mehboob has accomplished Years of experience in print and broadcast media. He is an active participant in Social media strategies, including Facebook, Twitter and Skype.

US authorities reportedly detained 680 illegal immigrants in a raid on a food processing plant in the southeastern part of the country, following President Donald Trump’s announcement to curb the entry of foreign immigrants.

According to authorities, most of those detained immigrants by members of the Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) are of Hispanic origin.

“During our investigation after receiving a criminal warrant, we managed to find 680 immigrants”, officials said.

“They (immigrants) must obey the laws and regulations. They need to enter the country, follow the right channels or not come to this country, “Mississippi prosecutor Mike Hurst said at a press conference.

He said action was also taken against the employer.

Read also: US authorities launch raids to deport illegal immigrants

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