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on August 8, 2019

ICE raids occur at Koch Foods, Peco Foods plants

3 busloads of suspected illegal immigrants detained at Koch Foods poultry plant in Morton, Mississippi

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agency executed multiple federal criminal search warrants at seven agricultural processing plants in Mississippi on August 7, which resulted in the detainment of 680 alleged illegal immigrant workers.

The raids were the largest workplace sting by federal immigration authorities…

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