MCSO arrests 27 workers at Tempe apparel company - FOX 35 News Orlando

MCSO arrests 27 workers at Tempe apparel company

Posted: Updated:
  • ImmigrationMore>>

  • Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

    Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

    Friday, September 12 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-09-12 20:29:39 GMT
    President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.
    President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.
  • Report: Border Patrol housing poorly planned

    Report: Border Patrol housing poorly planned

    A report by the federal Department of Homeland Security has found the parent agency of the Border Patrol mishandled a housing project for agents in Ajo, Arizona.
    A report by the federal Department of Homeland Security has found the parent agency of the Border Patrol mishandled a housing project for agents in Ajo, Arizona.
  • US sharply cutting deportations

    APNewsBreak: US sharply cutting deportations

    While debate continues on slowing deportations, the Obama administration already is on pace to deport the fewest number of immigrants since at least 2007. That's according to federal figures obtained by The...
    While debate continues on slowing deportations, the Obama administration already is on pace to deport the fewest number of immigrants since at least 2007. That's according to federal figures obtained by The Associated...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Maricopa County sheriff's deputies have raided a Tempe company and arrested 27 employees.

Sheriff's officials say 23 workers at Sportex Apparel were taken into custody Friday afternoon on suspicion of identity theft and being in the country illegally.

They say four other employees were arrested on outstanding criminal warrants.

Search warrants were served at the company after sheriff's officials were alerted that unauthorized workers were employed by Sportex Apparel.

Sportex Apparel officials didn't immediately return calls Friday on the raid and the employee arrests.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says it was his office's 71st false identification operation.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices