Immigration And Customs Enforcement
Authorities said a three-day operation that ended last Thursday resulted in the arrest of 33 illegal immigrants in Minneapolis and other metro areas in Nebraska and Iowa.
Federal homeland security agents are at the Sparboe Farms facility in Litchfield as part of a criminal investigation.
A 46-year-old St. Peter man faces federal charges of transporting and harboring illegal immigrants, and an affidavit unsealed this week alleges he provided some workers to larger companies in Minnesota.
Union leaders are speaking out against so-called “desktop raids” at two companies in South St. Paul.
A massive effort carried out by 120 federal and state officials before dawn Thursday led to the arrest of 12 suspected members of a local gang with international ties, according to an FBI news release.