Skip to comments.Detained immigrants released; officials cite sequester cuts (Sequester hasn't even happened yet)
Posted on 02/26/2013 3:45:06 PM PST by tobyhill
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have released several hundred immigrants from deportation centers across the country, saying the move is an effort to cut costs ahead of budget cuts due to hit later this week.
Announcing the news Tuesday, ICE officials said that the immigrants were released under supervision and continue to face deportation. After reviewing hundreds of cases, those released were considered low-risk and noncriminal, officials said.
The releases took place over the last week and were an effort to ensure detention levels stay within ICE's current budget, said ICE spokeswoman Gillian Christiansen, citing uncertainty caused by a budget standoff in Washington.
All of these individuals remain in removal proceedings. Priority for detention remains on serious criminal offenders and other individuals who pose a significant threat to public safety, she said.
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some when these felons commit crime we can thank Odungo.
Ah, let’s face it, Big Sis wanted to release all the criminals anyway. She just jumped the gun a bit. She doesn’t care about crime in this country. If she did, she would SECURE THE BORDER!!!
I’m confused. How are they supposed to “save money” by letting criminals go unless they layoff the people that are watching them?
The number is 10,000.....so far. This is obama telling America “Do as I say or I just might move an illegal alien next door to you and he’ll rape your women and children.”
He’s copying the playbook of his BFF Castro, i.e. replicating the mariel boatlift.
When you’re of the party of liars, what’s one more lie?
Women and children hurt worst. GOP’s fault.