One Trinidadian national and nine with Caribbean origin have been arrested in an immigration crackdown in new york.
According to online reports, United States immigration and customs enforcement executed a six-day operation targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants, and immigration fugitives.
A 40-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national is among 80 arrested by officers of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland.
Sixty-eight, of the 82 people arrested during the five-day operation, had previous criminal convictions for crimes like armed robbery, larceny and drug distribution, according to ICE.
At least on national of Trinidad and Tobago has been held in the US for a crime against a child, in a crackdown by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
A statement from ICE says its Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark Field Office executed a "Crimes against Children" operation April 4 through 8 as part of the agency's public safety efforts.