(Trinidad Express) A national of Trinidad and Tobago convicted of manslaughter and for selling drugs has been named among the almost 3,000 illegal immigrants arrested by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers.
Ian Kirt Kuar, 52, will be deported to Trinidad.
The other illegal immigrants arrested because they were convicted of serious crimes in the US will also be returned to their countries of birth.
Kuar has been in the United States for at least 36 years. According to a press statement from the US Homeland Security Department, Kuar, who lived at Hauppauge, New York, was convicted on November 14, 1975 of second degree manslaughter and convicted on May 12, 1995, of fifth degree “sale of a controlled substance”.
He and the other illegal immigrants were detained over the past week in operations across the country.