DOJ: Nearly 60K Illegal Aliens, Legal Immigrants in Federal Prison

Breitbart | 4/17/2019 | Staff
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There are nearly 60,000 illegal aliens, legal immigrants, or suspected foreign-born inmates in the federal prison system, a report by the Department of Justice (DOJ) reveals.

In total, there are about 59,945 illegal aliens, legal immigrants, or suspected foreign-born inmates in federal custody by the Bureau of Prisons and United States Marshals Service, the DOJ report notes, as of 2018.

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Of that total, about 41,138 were confirmed illegal aliens who have either been ordered deported from the U.S. once they are released from federal custody or who are under adjudication proceedings to be deported. Illegal aliens make up about 68 percent of the total foreign-born federal prison population.

There are 16,426 suspected foreign-born federal inmates who are under investigation to determine their immigration status, while there are nearly 1,300 legal immigrants in the federal prison system who have ongoing deportation proceedings, as of 2018. Legal immigrants account for about two percent of the total foreign-born federal prison population.

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The federal prison report only accounts for about 10 percent of the incarcerated population in the U.S. as the vast majority of inmates are in state and local custody. Foreign-born federal inmates make up about 25 percent of the total federal prison population, the report finds, although foreign-born residents account for just 13.5 percent of the total U.S. population.

The federal foreign-born inmate population includes illegal aliens like MS-13 gang member Bryan Galicia Barillas, who was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison recently after he was involved with the killing of an innocent mother of three in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Barillas also pleaded guilty to his involvement in the 2014 stabbing murder of an...
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