FLEISCHMANNS — About 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents surrounded 507 Main St. in Fleischmanns looking for illegal immigrants, according to eyewitness Leland Johnson.
“There were four or five cars with a couple of ICE agents in each car,” said Johnson, a village maintenance worker.
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It is unclear whether any undocumented immigrants were found in the apartment building or arrested.
ICE Acting Press Secretary Jennifer Elzea did not respond by 6 p.m. to a noon call or a 3:30 p.m. email seeking information about the incident.
Robert W. Allison Sr., owner of Catskill Region Surveying Services, across the street from the apartments, said there are multiple Mexican immigrant families living in that building.
“I know many of the Mexican folks in
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