Cary residents oppose INS office proposal

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    CARY, NC (AP) — A Cary homeowners group is concerned about an
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement office proposed near their
    neighborhood.

    WRAL-TV reported Tuesday that residents of the neighborhood
    received flyers about the potential relocation of the federal
    office from a Cary business park to the site of a former Kroger
    store near their homes.

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    U.S. Homeland Security Department spokeswoman Danielle Bennett
    says the office would be used primarily for administrative
    activities, but it would include cells for holding and interviewing
    suspects. No overnight stays are anticipated.

    Park West Homeowners Association president Mark Howard says
    residents think the site is “very inappropriate” for any facility
    that may be handling detainees.

    The association has called an emergency meeting for Tuesday
    night to organization opposition to the potential move.



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