Immigration roundup picks up multiple Tippah County residents

At least one of the people picked up for deportation was married to a United States citizen and they had a child together who was also a citizen.

According to sources familiar with the operation, two men were picked up at a house in Ripley by officers of ICE. Present at the house at the time was one of the men’s son, who is a United States citizen. The child is ten years old.

The men are being transported to Memphis to be held until the deportation proceeding begins.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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