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Illegal Aliens Released by Obama Administration Commit 19 Murders, 142 Sex Crimes

The Obama Administration has often touted its tough stance on illegal immigration by pointing out the record number of deportations carried out by the administration every year. Despite the record number of deportations, Obama’s enforcement of immigration laws between 2008 and 2011 have not been tough enough. The Washington Times
reports :

The Obama administration released illegal immigrants who went on to commit more crimes, including charges of 19 murders, 3 attempted murders and 142 sex crimes, the House Judiciary Committee said in a report Tuesday.

All told, the nearly 47,000 illegal immigrants the administration was notified of but declined to deport between 2008 and 2011 under its Secure Communities program had a recidivism rate of 16 percent, the committee said.

For their part, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) claims that the agency simply does not have the resources to deport all of the illegal immigrants with criminals records that were flagged by the Secure Communities program.

When it comes to illegal immigration, Obama has benefitted from the previous administration setting the bar low. The Bush administration offered amnesty and deported illegal immigrants at a lower rate than the Obama Administration. Obama’s poor record on immigration enforcement looks less atrocious by comparison. However, the burden is still on the current President to keep the country safe by deporting more illegal aliens with criminal records. The only immigration reform offered by the Obama Administration, the DREAM Act, fails to address this problem. DREAM Act policies, which will take effect without Congressional approval, only serve to narrow down the number of illegal immigrants eligible for deportation.

This post was authored by editorial intern Kyle Bonnell.

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