U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforement (ICE) arrested 29 Chicago-area individuals as part of a national sweep intended to catch transnational gang memebers. NIJC's director of litigation, Chuck Roth, explains how often these operations end up trapping people who aren't dangerous as well as bystanders and family members.
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