Weed more likely than rape to get immigrant detained, report charges
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an arm of the federal Department of Homeland Security, states that it “prioritizes the removal of criminal aliens, those who post a threat to public safety, and repeat immigration violators.” President Obama’s then-director of intergovernmental affairs, Celia Muñoz, wrote in a 2011 blog post that DHS had “prioritized the removal of people who have been convicted of crimes in the United States,” consistent with “a strategy to make sure we use those resources in a way that puts public safety and national security first.”
But public safety and national security are in the eye of the beholder.
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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.