Officials launch immigration raid at O'Hare Airport

By Eric Herman
Chicago Sun-Times
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CHICAGO, Ill. — Federal and local authorities launched an early-morning immigration raid at O’Hare Airport today, officials said.

The raid, which began at 4:45 a.m., targeted illegal immigrants with false identification who were being allowed to load cargo onto airplanes, sources said.

The raid included agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement — a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security known as ICE — as well as Cook County sheriff’s deputies, sources said.

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