Apr 21, 2017 | 12:33 PM
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has sent its first batch of deportees to Iraq. The first charter flight to Baghdad since 2010 left the United States on Wednesday, April 19, carrying eight Iraqis illegally staying in the country. They are among the 1,444 Iraqi nationals across the country with final orders of repatriation.
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Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via REUTERSU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as they conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Los Angeles, California, February 7, 2017.
Activists have been fighting to stop the deportation of Iraqis that include an estimated 300 Chaldeans who will become targets of terrorists if they are sent back to their native country. An online petition seeking to cancel deportation proceedings of Iraqi Christians have gathered 950 signatures as or press time.
For a long time, Iraq refused to accept deportees but reversed
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