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Gov’t arrests illegal immigrant Senate intern

Local News, News | Dec 13, 2012

Gov’t arrests illegal immigrant Senate intern

The Associated Press has learned that a registered sex offender working as an unpaid intern for New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez of is facing deportation after being arrested by federal immigration authorities. A U.S. official told The Associated Press that officials at the Homeland Security Department instructed immigration agents not to arrest 18-year-old Luis Abrahan Sanchez Zavaleta until after Election Day.  Sanchez, who entered the U.S. on a now-expired visitor visa from Peru, was arrested Dec. 6 at his New Jersey home