Immigration fugitive arrests double


By Vanessa Bauza
The Chicago Tribune

WASHINGTON, D.C. Federal authorities announced Tuesday that they arrested about twice as many immigrants who ignored deportation orders during fiscal year 2007 as they did the previous year.


(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 1,043 fugitive immigrants in the six Midwestern states overseen by operations in Chicago, up from 520 in fiscal year 2006, agency spokeswoman Gail Montenegro said.

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