#1 More than 1,100 arrested in Cal immigration sweep09-29-2008, 04:53 PM
More than 1,100 arrested in Cal immigration sweep
Sep 29 02:28 PM US/Eastern
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Federal immigration authorities say more than 1,150 people have been arrested in a special three-week sweep in California.
The sweep targeted those who ignored deportation orders or returned to the U.S. illegally after being deported.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Virginia Kice said Monday that more than 400 of those arrested were from Los Angeles and several Southern California counties.
ICE teams from San Francisco and San Diego also participated in the sweep, which concluded Saturday.
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