Crime

Many Foreign Nationals That Are Released And Not Deported Go On To Commit More Crimes

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According to a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee document, written in June of 2015, a staggering number of homicides were committed by illegal immigrants who had already been convicted of a crime, but were still released back into American society because of restrictions placed on the deportation process.

The letter confirmed that 121 homicides were attributed to illegal aliens with prior convictions, but who were not deported, between the years 2010 and 2014.

According to the Miami Herald, Sarah Saldaña, then-director of ICE, stated that 33 of the 121 criminal aliens charged with homicide were released at the discretion of immigration courts, and another 24 were released because ICE could not get the approval to deport them to their home countries before reaching the maximum time allowed to detain an illegal immigrant.

The report also found that of the 36,007 aliens released in 2013, more than 1,000 had already been convicted of new crimes within just two years.

The letter from the Senate Judiciary Committee was written to key members of the Obama administration including Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, Secretary of State John Kerry and Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Part of the reasoning behind the releasing of these illegal criminals back onto the streets is because when the United States tries to deport them back to their country of origins, certain foreign governments are refusing to repatriate them.

Thanks to a landmark 2001 Supreme Court decision, immigration officials are unable to detain criminal aliens beyond 180 days, making the need to get permission for deportation an urgent matter.

President Trump has promised to take action against those countries that refuse to take back their criminal citizens which could include future travel bans.

Would you support President Trump taking action against recalcitrant countries who refuse to take back their criminal aliens?

What sort of action would you like to see the president take?

 

Source: The Miami Herald

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