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Greeley ICE Office Creates tensions Between Latinos, Law Enforcement

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First Posted: 05/15/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:50 PM ET

The Denver Post:

GREELEY - Operations at a controversial Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office are revving up, heartening local law enforcement, while reviving criticisms that the facility will further divide Greeley along racial lines.

"It's the same argument we've had before; it hasn't changed," said Latino activist Sylvia Martinez. "We don't need this here, and it's going to scare away a lot of workers for the local economy."

Equipment and agents are filtering into the office at 4645 18th St., where ICE operations previously housed in Brush will be consolidated.

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