REPORT: Lawmakers grill ICE official on family separations after Mississippi immigration raids
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Washington — Three months after immigration authorities carried out aof nearly 700 undocumented workers at food processing plants in Mississippi, lawmakers grilled one of the officials who oversaw the operation over the decision not to warn local stakeholders, the lack of enforcement actions against employers and the separations of children from immigrant parents who remain detained.
Pressed by four Democratic lawmakers during a House Homeland Security Committee field hearing in Tougaloo, Mississippi, on Thursday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) special agent in charge Jere Miles said the agency doesn’t know how many children remain separated from parents who were apprehended during the sprawling operation in early August.
The article goes on to state the following:
“Do you realize how indicting that answer is?” Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee asked Miles, who faced fierce questioning throughout the hearing.
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