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(Washington DC ) Immigration and Customs Enforcement, reacting to congressional fears of a new crime wave from illegal immigrants, has revealed that some 1,800 released by “sanctuary cities” last year were charged with 7,500 new crimes, including rape and child sex abuse.
What’s more, most, or over 1,000 of the illegals facing criminal charges, are still free, according to an ICE report to Congress.
The October 2014 report detailed the release by 276 sanctuary cities of 8,145 illegals held on criminal charges from January to August despite requests to “detain” them for ICE which would consider deporting them.
Deep in the report, provided under the Freedom of Information Act to the Center for Immigration Studies‘ Policy Director Jessica M. Vaughan, ICE revealed that:
“1,867 individuals were later arrested 4,298 times … these subsequent arrests constitute 7,491 charges, as most individuals have multiple charges per arrest,” said the ICE report. (read more)