Immigration arrests at Southwest border play out far afield

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Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014 12:30 am

To help handle a recent spike in migrant traffic on the Southwest border, federal immigration officials are stepping up transfers of detainees to some jails farther inland, including Nebraska.

On June 30, for example, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement chartered a flight from San Antonio for 73 people taken into custody at the border. Their destination: Omaha — specifically, the Douglas County Correctional Center downtown.

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