Monday, April 10th, 2017

 

New Report: HALF Of All Federal Arrests Are For Immigration-Related Crimes

Pew Report: HALF Of All Federal Arrests Are For Immigration-Related Crimesby Will Racke Federal law enforcement is making a higher share of arrests for immigration crimes than ever before, while the number of drug and firearms arrests continues to fall. A Pew Research Center analysis of data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows that 50 percent of the 165,265 total arrests made by the federal government in 2014 were for immigration-related offenses. In 2004, that figure was 28 percent. Drug and firearms arrests, on the other hand, have droppedRead More