ICE RAIDS PHOENIX 30 DETAINED
(Reuters) - More than 30 suspected illegal immigrants have been detained by federal agents at a home in Phoenix, Arizona, according to government officials.
The Homeland Security Investigations unit of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Phoenix responded to the home late Tuesday evening for suspected human smuggling, according to Lauren Mack, an ICE spokeswoman.
"As of now, more than 30 individuals have been detained on immigration administrative charges in conjunction with the investigation," Mack said in a statement.
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