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October 03, 2007
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More than 1,300 arrested as U.S. officials target immigrant criminals

By Anna Gorman and Andrew Blankstein
The Los Angeles Times

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Federal officers in Southern California over the last two weeks have arrested more than 1,300 immigrants, most of whom either have criminal records or have failed to abide by deportation orders part of an intensifying but controversial effort across the nation to remove such violators.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which plans to announce the operation at a news conference in Los Angeles today, called the sweep the largest of its kind in the U.S. Nearly 600 of those arrested at homes, workplaces and in jails have already been deported.

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