Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in south Texas have rounded up 62 illegal immigrants who have committed or been convicted of additional crimes while in the U.S. illegally, Newsradio 1200 WOAI reports.
Enrique Lucero, Field Office Director of the Enforcement and Removal Operations branch in San Antonio, says the individuals are facing various charges.
"Drunk driving, aggravated assault, sex offenses, 17 of them have been accepted for prosecution for re-entry after deportation," Lucero said.
One of the illegal immigrants is from Iraq. Officials say he is charged with stalking and violating a protective order, and has no connection to terrorism.
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Updated: Fri, Nov 14th 2014 @ 3:40pm EST