Sharp Increase in Criminal Aliens Deportations

Since 27 October 2008 through the end of May 2010, almost 2.6 million people have been screened with Secure Communities; of those, almost 35,000 were identified as illegal immigrants previously arrested or convicted for the most serious crimes, including murder and rape; more than 205,000 who were identified as illegal immigrants had arrest records for less serious crimes; during an eight-month period between 1 October 2009 to 7 June 2010, ICE figures show that 113,453 foreigners with criminal records had been deported...(READ MORE)
The Lee County Sheriff's Office uses this same program in their jail to screen individuals arrested and who are brought to the jail.

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