A large chunk of that increase comes from the rise in "interior removals", or deportations of people who were detained away from the border, which jumped from 65,000 to almost 82,000 this year, a 25 percent increase.
ICE said that in Colorado and Wyoming, 2,746 people were arrested and 2,535 were removed from the U.S.in the 2017 fiscal year, which ran from October 1 of last year through September 30 of this year. The remaining 58 percent came from Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, up from 54 percent past year.
U.S. President Donald Trump, who picked immigration as one of the key areas to focus on, is keeping his promise by cracking down heavily on immigration policies.
"We arrested more criminals this year than last year", Homan said. Protesters are calling for an end to stepped up ICE raids and deportations, and that health care be provided for documented and undocumented people.Читайте также: John Gotti biopic shot in Cincinnati bought from Lionsgate
Colorado and Wyoming saw a major uptick in the number of people arrested and deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the first year of the Trump administration, according to new numbers released by the agency Tuesday.
The data also shows a large drop in border apprehensions.
Administration officials say the decline in Border Patrol arrests to the lowest level since 1971 doesn't undercut justification for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. Arrests were up 20 percent over the same period, from 2,284 in 2016. "The overall removals are down because the Border Patrol has reported a 45-year low in illegal border crossings".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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