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ICE Director: 9 out of 10 Illegal Immigrants That ICE Has Arrested Have a Criminal Record

"Just because you entered the country illegally and successfully hid out for a while doesn’t make it OK."

By NTK Staff | 06.07.2018 @2:00pm
ICE Director: 9 out of 10 Illegal Immigrants That ICE Has Arrested Have a Criminal Record

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Thomas Homan said, during an event at the National Press Club, that 89 percent of illegal immigrants that ICE has arrested have criminal records.

Liberal lawmakers have criticized ICE for its raids targeting illegal immigrants, claiming that they are unfocused.

However, Thomas’ claim that 89 percent of the illegal immigrants that ICE has arrested have criminal records would seem to challenge that criticism.

The Washington Examiner reported on Thomas’ remarks:

“Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said that 89 percent of all illegal immigrants arrested have a criminal record. “That’s nine out of 10,” he said.”

“And 72 percent of those arrested had criminal convictions, said Homan, who is retiring from his post soon.”

“Ignoring the law isn’t the answer. Just because you entered the country illegally and successfully hid out for a while doesn’t make it OK,” Homan said,

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