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Saint Lucian Who Posed A Public Safety Threat Held In The United States

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A Saint Lucian national was among eighteen individuals arrested by officers with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Miami’s Stuart sub office and officials with U.S. Border Patrol.

According to a news release, the arrests occurred during the final week of June during an operation targetting people who ‘pose a threat to public safety’.

In addition to the unnamed Saint Lucian, officers arrested ten people from Guatemala, three from Mexico, two from Honduras, and two from Brazil.

The offence for which officers arrested the Saint Lucian was not immediately apparent.

However, the news release indicated among the other detainees was a 37-year-old Guatemalan female held for hit and run, child neglect, and driving under the influence (DUI).

The group also included a 44-year-old Mexican man arrested for DUI, property damage, hit and run, and resisting an officer.

According to the news release, all noncitizens who violate United States immigration law may be subject to arrest, detention, and removal from the United States, regardless of nationality, if found removable by final order.

In addition, the release noted that noncitizens in removal proceedings receive their legal due process from federal immigration judges in the immigration courts.

Headline photo: Stock image courtesy U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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11 COMMENTS

  1. show us the bastards face so we know who he is cause if you deport him he will also be a nuisance to our already damaged by crime society. Salbet yall think yall can do anything and escape the law in the states? thats not Lucia uh papa.

  2. He is welcome to come back to StLucia, where “hit and run, child neglect, and driving under the influence (DUI)” are seldom if ever sanctioned.

  3. @Ma Malay I agree with your post – the article says those arrested – ‘pose a threat to public safety’ and therefore the rest is history. Some of you Lucians need to understand you will not get away in any other country with you’ll foolishness – “your bail and surety” as you all say in St. Lucia ===== no bueno in the US – keep you all bad behavior in St. Lucia and stop putting such a tiny island of 238 square miles on the map. In addition, your economy depends on tourism and issues like this does not help –

    But then again – as the St. Lucian saying goes “AA I know him – he was a good boy who never bothered anybody” — whatever ???????????.

  4. Noticed, not one Caucasian or European country only Hispanic and blacks….make us to believe and accept that they are the only ones in the country illegally and are public threat

  5. Most importantly, did you hear anyting about bail! That is what St. Lucia has to learn from. However, if bail was involved it would not have been $1000, $2000 or even $8,000 as St Lucia does. You would be looking at $50,000 and up; much less if it was murder. The U.S would set bail to ensure such individuals do not roam the streets again. Also the penalty for murder in the U.S is usually 23 years to life not a pat on the hand as St. Lucia does. Crime in St Lucia will not stop anytime soon cause the bailing system is the key culprit in inviting all this rampant crime.

  6. @David the USA doesn’t want people in their country to be honest ha ha said thing is they will come after such nationals as they usually claim they pose a threat to their security, come on now you know how that conversation will go quickly. Noticed they never mentioned what he the St Lucia was being detained for. Its alleged that its a security threat and with that they can do as they please. The main concern I have here is that he and others will be sent to St Lucia then slip away with no one keeping checks or tabs we all know how that ends up. Way to small of an island to handle the new generation and their new found ways of living.

  7. So many holier than thou self righteous hypocrites commenting here. Stop wallowing in the misery of others

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