During raids across the country, U.S. immigration authorities arrested hundreds of illegal immigrants. According to authorities, the campaign has nothing to do with the situation around the recently signed President Donald trump of the immigration Ordinance. It is reported by Voice of America.
As the press-Secretary of the Ministry of internal security, Gillian Christensen, the raids aim to the capture of illegal immigrants, criminals and such actions are held regularly.
“We are talking about people who threaten public safety or the integrity of the immigration system,” said Christensen.
The detention took place in at least six States, including such cities as Atlanta, Chicago, new York and Los Angeles. Over the past week was arrested 160 people.
On 11 February in response to the ban by the court in anti-immigration decree, trump promised to take new measures for “the security of the country”.