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on September 9, 2015 in World News

Border Patrol Union Head: 1 in 5 Border Arrests a Criminal Alien

Border Patrol Union Head: 1 in 5 Border Arrests a Criminal Alien by Caroline May One in every five Border Patrol apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border last year was of a criminal alien, the head of the union representing border patrol agents testified Wednesday before the House Oversight Committee. “In 2014 ICE deported 177,000 convicted criminals. Of this number, 91,000 were arrested by the Border Patrol trying to illegally re-enter this country. To put this figure in perspective, in 2014 the Border Patrol apprehended and arrested just under 500,000 illegal immigrants – meaning that one in every five arrests last… View Article

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