A six-month anti-gang sweep has resulted in 1,472 arrests nationwide of foreign-born people suspected of criminal acts in the United States, officials announced Thursday.
The arrests were part of "Operation Community Shield" - a four-year effort battling "transnational" crimes - meaning the crimes are organized across national borders.
Ninety-one people were arrested in North Texas, including 30 in Fort Worth, 47 in Dallas and seven in Arlington, according to a news release from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE.
Targeted gangs included MS-13, Surenos-13, 18th Street Gang, Latin Kings, Bloods, Crips and Vatos Locos, according to ICE.
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