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ICE moving 1,600 immigration detainees to federal prisons: report

About 1,600 immigration detainees are being transferred to federal prisons as a part of the Trump administrations crackdown in opposition to illegal immigration, Reuters reported Thursday. It is the first large-scale use of prisons to carry the ones detained through U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Detainees might be held in five federal prisons while they look forward to civil courtroom hearings, Reuters reported. A number of prison-guard union leaders told Reuters the transfer was unexpected they usually had little time to prepare for the detainees. About 52,000 people were arrested illegally crossing the U.S. border in April, and the Trump management has stated it intends to prosecute all of them, in addition to to split youngsters from their folks. Illegal access into the U.S. is a misdemeanor, regardless that repeated makes an attempt after being deported generally is a legal.