Immigration raid

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ROB BYRON / SHUTTERSTOCK

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, August 31:

  • ICE raid detainees indicted;
  • Ohio State trustee resigns amid Urban Meyer decision;
  • Officials confirm fentanyl exposure sicked dozens at Ohio prison;
  • Shapiro announces apartments for homeless female veterans;
  • State to begin mailing absentee ballots;
  • New body armor arrives for state agents after grievance;
  • Barberton teen pleads guilty in mansion arson;

13 ICE raid detainees indicted

Rob Portman, U.S. Senator from Ohio
WKSU

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he’s been pushing the Trump administration to issue more temporary work visas to fill jobs in Ohio. He also says he opposes immigration agents separating parents from their young children.

ICE Holding 90 People in Detention Following Ohio Raid

Jun 12, 2018

It’s been almost a week since Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials raided a gardening center with locations in Sandusky and Castalia, arresting more than 100 workers. ICE had been investigating the business following complaints, including suspected tax evasion and identity theft. One group is advocating for the detainees and their families.

photo of Sherrod Brown with Teamsters
KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Tax cuts and immigration – two issues that promise to define Ohio’s U.S. Senate race -- moved to center stage this week. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze talked with the Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown about the issues.