Skip to comments.Most illegal immigrants from border surge skipped court date after release, records show
Posted on 06/23/2015 12:11:22 PM PDT by jazusamo
Tens of thousands of illegal immigrant women and children streamed across the U.S. border last year seeking asylum and protected status, claiming a "credible fear" of going home to the violence in Central America. President Obama addressed the crisis through increased border enforcement, more detention beds, more immigration judges and pressure on political leaders in their home countries.
But a year later, new data obtained exclusively by Fox News shows the policy isn't stopping the influx. Not only are illegal immigrant women and children continuing to cross the border in large numbers, but the majority charged with crimes aren't even showing up for court.
"That strategy is obviously a complete failure because such a high percentage of these people who were not detained have simply melted into the larger illegal population and have no fear of immigration enforcement," said Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies for the Center for Immigration Studies.
Statistics released by the Department of Justice Executive Office of Immigration Review show 84 percent of those adults with children who were allowed to remain free pending trial absconded, and fewer than 4 percent deported themselves voluntarily.
The data set, requested by Fox News, underscores the dilemma facing immigration officials. While the ACLU and more than 100 lawmakers on Capitol Hill want to close federal detention centers, which they consider inhumane and unacceptable on legal and moral grounds, releasing the women and children to relatives and charities virtually guarantees they will fall off the federal government's radar.
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Color me stunned!
This is my “shocked face”: 8-O
You mean like the “father” of Malvo, the DC sniper, who killed how many people??
say it ain’t so!
Who’d a thunk it?
So when do we arrest and prosecute everyone in the chain that refused to deport them for treason? Because every one from Obama on down to the people holding signs committed treason.
Give ‘em a battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia. Feds could find ‘em in a hurry.
Agreed...It’d put a screeching halt to this treason if it was done just once.
Oh to be King for a day...
I am totally surprised by this.
Look on the Free Stuff List. That’s the first thing they did when they hopped off that train from Mexico.
Hey, no problem. “Our” HOR will refuse to fund anything that doesn’t include financing and means to round them up and deport them. (sarcasm)
Who could have forseen that happening?
ANYONE WITH A BRAIN!
Of course they’ll skip the court date. What’s the incentive for going to court when this government grants their amnesty wishes anyway?
It’s not a surprise and it doesn’t matter anymore anyway. As soon as the TPP is passed they will all become legal workers anyway.
Wait! What? Say it ain’t so!!!!
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