Feds arrest 36 criminal aliens in Washington

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 36 convicted criminal aliens in Washington as part of a seven-day enforcement effort across the country.

In the Seattle area, 15 were arrested. Agents also made multiple arrests in Yakima and Walla Walla.

In all more than 2,900 criminal aliens were arrested in the U.S.

ICE said that among those arrested was Jose David Orellana-Lemus, 30, a national of El Salvador, who was living in Seattle. Feds say he admits to past membership in the MS-13 gang and was an ICE fugitive alien convicted on June 15, 2001, of third-degree assault.

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