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ICE agent faces punishment for arresting illegal

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 08/03/2012 @ 2:35 pm In Front Page,Politics,U.S. | No Comments

(FOX NEWS RADIO) Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., is demanding answers after a report surfaced that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent is facing punishment for arresting an illegal immigrant.

The unidentified agent could face a three-day suspension after he arrested a 35-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico who had as many as 10 traffic violations. He was nabbed in Newark, Del.

The agent was ordered by supervisors to release the individual because he was not a “priority target.” When the officer balked, he was threatened with a three-day suspension and the illegal alien was let go.


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