(Fox News) An official from the nation’s largest sheriff’s department vowed this week to “physically remove” ICE agents from its county jails.

Speaking at a Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Sheriff Alex Villanueva from the Los Angeles County sheriff’s office said he eliminate the presence of federal immigration agents from the city’s county jails.

“We are going to physically remove ICE from the county jails,” Villanueva told the board, using the acronym for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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