April 29, 2006 - Posted at 12:45 p.m. CST
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A new federal team of investigators will
be formed in Kansas City to catch immigrants who disappear after
they are ordered to leave the country, or who return after they are
The team will be part of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement
office. And it is expected to be operating within four months.
A group called Sons and Daughters of Immigrants says it will
support the new task force if it focuses on convicts and others of
little benefit to society. But a spokeswoman for the group says it
does not make sense to deport immigrants who are working and paying
Fugitive operation teams have been formed in various cities
since Immigration and Customs Enforcement was created in 2003.