Majority of Federal Drug Convictions Illegal Immigrants

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The Washington Examiner did some digging on illegal immigrants entering into our legal system. The numbers are telling compared to

the debate thought various media outlets. Read the article here. Some snippets down below –

Of the more than 2,200 people who received federal sentences for drug possession in fiscal year 2014, almost three-quarters of them were illegal immigrants, according to new data from the United States Sentencing Commission.

Illegal immigrants also made up more than one-third of all federal sentences, that data said.

In 2014, 1,681 illegal aliens were sentenced, and they made up 74.1 percent of the total. Illegal immigrants were also 16.9 percent of all federal drug trafficking sentences.

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