Immigration arrests rise 33% under President Trump

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Illegal immigrant wanted on murder charge in Mexico arrested and deported April 12, 2017 (photo courtesy ICE)


via Townhall:

ICE Yields Results: Immigration Arrests Reach Record High

April 17, 2017

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is delivering results on the president’s promise to crack down on illegal immigration.

Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, the immigration arrest rate under ICE has surged to a 32.6% increase, according to a report released by the Washington Post. From January to mid-March, the number of arrests was at 21,362, in sharp contrast to that same time period last year, where the number was 16,104. Of the 21,362, the majority (three quarters) were illegal immigrants with criminal records.

Another point to note is that under the Trump Administration, arrests of non-criminal aliens doubled from last year, to 5,411 of those 21,362. (Read More)


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