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Homeland Security arrests 18 illegal immigrants in Coopersville

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. — Federal agents arrested 18 people in Coopersville Tuesday for being in the country illegally.

Homeland Security Investigations served a federal search warrant at Demeester Wood Products. There, they arrested 13 Guatemalan nationals and five Mexican nationals, all between the ages of 20-43. They face administrative immigration charges and were arrested without any trouble.

Six of those arrested had been previously deported and face potential federal charges for re-entry.

The individuals are being held in ICE custody.

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    • Jessie

      Not just arrested, this family needs to be completely shunned by the community, these scumbags are stealing from every one of us.
      Run them out of town and take everything from them. Only when the consequences of this type of crime cost them everything, only then will they consider the impact on the rest of the community.
      If you use illegal labor in your business, you are scum.

  • Chris

    Don’t put me in the position to tell these nice people they can’t stay, I don’t hire them. We have an illegal employer problem not illegal worker problem. Attacking the user but treating the source of the problem like a victim.