Washington Post: Deportation raids could start in January

Hundreds of immigrant families who fled violence in Central America may be facing deportation in 2016.

Hundreds of immigrant families who fled violence in Central America may be facing deportation in 2016. (12/29/15)

BROOKLYN - Hundreds of immigrant families who fled violence in Central America may be facing deportation in 2016.

According to a report by the Washington Post, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will begin removing adults and children who have already been ordered to be deported by a judge.

The report says that the operation would begin as soon as next month.

Rep. Dan Donovan, who represents southern Brooklyn neighborhoods, said in a statement that "We are a country of laws, and a judge issued a lawful deportation order that the administration has a duty to enforce. Our immigration system is broken, but there is a process for entering this country legally."

AP Wire services contributed to this report.

 

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