Archive for Thursday, September 29, 2011

‘Cross Check’ sting nets 8 in Kansas

September 29, 2011


— A nationwide enforcement operation targeting criminal immigrants has rounded up eight people in Kansas and more than 2,900 convicted illegal immigrants across the country.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday the “Cross Check” operation included the arrest of a 31-year-old Ethiopian national in Shawnee who was convicted of sexual battery.

The eight men arrested in Kansas included six Mexicans, one Cambodian and one Ethiopian.

Arrests were made in Junction City, Kansas City, Lenexa, Manhattan, Overland Park, and Topeka.


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