ICE Agents in SW Florida Ahead of Weekend Immigration Raids

What to Know

  • The Miami area is one of 10 cities reportedly set for raids by ICE agents as part of a plan from the Trump administration.

Immigration officers have reportedly arrived at a farming city in Southwest Florida ahead of scheduled raids on undocumented immigrants scheduled to take place this weekend across the country.

Sources told NBC 6 ‘s sister station Telemundo 51 that agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement have arrived in the city of Immokalee, located in Collier County just east of Fort Myers – saying agents left the ICE office in Miramar early Friday morning for the first phase of raids under a plane from the administration of President Donald Trump.

The Miami area is one of 10 cities reportedly set for raids by ICE agents as part of a plan that was delayed by Trump and officials in an effort for the administration and top members of Congress, both Republicans and Democrats, to work out a compromise on immigration reform.

Around 2,000 families are expected to be targeted by agents in the first set of raids.

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