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on August 9, 2019

303 people released after ICE poultry plant arrests

Some were released on humanitarian grounds, while others were released after being processed by ICE

Of the 680 people arrested in an August 7 raid of poultry plants and other agrifood facilities in Mississippi, 303 have been released, a spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said.

On August 7, ICE conducted raids at Peco Foods poultry plants in Canton, Bay Springs and Sebastopol…

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