HOUSTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deployed about 200 law enforcement employees to help with the rescue effort in Texas after Harvey, the agency announced Thursday.
ICE Acting Director Thomas D. Homan said the ICE agents will be working with teams from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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Special Agent Dan Rasmussen and his team at the ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations office in Houston have rescued about 100 people in distress. Some officers dropped everything and drove cross country to help in any way they could.
“When they thank you for getting them out of that situation, it’s very rewarding,” Rasmussen said.
Not everyone was happy to see more ICE agents. For the undocumented migrants who are already
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