Regional ICE director tamps down talk of big SWAT operation

Lyons aims to set record straight on immigration enforcement in Massachusetts

THE HEAD OF BOSTON’S local immigration enforcement office said there will be no SWAT-like agents deployed to Massachusetts, despite recent news reports.   In a wide-ranging interview about immigration enforcement in the Bay State, Todd Lyons, the acting director of regional field office for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the agency is interested in detaining immigrants with criminal charges and convictions, and that a fresh deployment of Customs and Border Protections employees to Massachusetts will be working(...)

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