Sunday, April 09, 2017

ICE seizes 368 illegals with criminal records last week

As Glenn Reynolds writes,
Elections have consequences."
Glenn links to this report in the Washington Examiner:
As promised, immigration police have expanded their campaign to deport illegals with criminal records, announcing the seizure of 368 illegals in seven states and Washington, D.C.

That nearly a 250 percent increase over the 106 announced a week earlier.

The biggest seizures by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were in Texas, but they made arrests as far north as Wyoming.

What's more, they targeted members of the violent MS-13 gang and illegals charged with sex crimes against kids.

In one five-day campaign around Virginia and Washington, 82 illegals from 26 countries were arrested. ICE described them this way:

Of the 82 individuals arrested, 68 had previous criminal convictions for crimes like armed robbery, larceny and drug distribution. Of the remaining 14, two had ties to the MS-13 street gang; two had outstanding final orders of removal; three had overstayed their visas; one was wanted by a foreign law enforcement entity; one was a verified human rights violator and two had pending local charges. The remainder had unlawfully entered the United States in violation of U.S. immigration laws.

This week's list of arrests and links to the reports are below:

— 26 arrested in Colorado and Wyoming.

— 82 arrested in Virginia and Washington, D.C.

— 31 arrested in New York City.

— 75 arrested in Texas and Oklahoma.

— 153 arrested in Texas.

— 1 arrested in New Jersey.
Read more here.

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