All told, the Post reports, there has been a 32.6% spike in ICE arrests compared to the first months of 2016.
More than 21,000 undocumented immigrants have been arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from January to mid March, Maria Sacchetti of the Washington Post reported.
Almost three-quarters of the immigrants arrested from January 20 to March 13 had criminal convictions, an increase of 15 per cent over the same period past year. The rate at which immigrants with some kind of criminal background were arrested rose only 15 percent, indicating that ICE has shifted its focus significantly to detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants who have never been convicted of a crime.
The first few months of Donald Trump's presidency have seen a dramatic jump in the number of arrests made by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency-an alarming confirmation of the administration's efforts to target undocumented immigrant communities. "‶However, as [Homeland Security] Secretary [John F.] Kelly has made clear, ICE will no longer exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement". That represents almost a 33 percent increase under Trump compared to former President Barack Obama.
Immigration arrests have risen 32.6 percent since previous year, when 16,104 people were arrested in the same time frame.
The ICE field offices with the largest total number of arrests - more than 2,000 each - were in Dallas, which covers north Texas and Oklahoma; Atlanta, which includes Georgia and the Carolinas; and Houston, which spans Southeast Texas.
An ICE Spokeswoman said no illegal immigrant is safe from deportation.
The Trump administration also sought to deport more undocumented immigrants, although the overall number of deportations fell by 1.2 percent.
Adam Housley reported this morning that ICE detainers - requests to local authorities to hold criminal aliens - are up 75 percent, to more than 22,000.
Carlos A. Gimenez, Republican mayor of Florida's Miami-Dade, noted that there have been more immigration protests in the city under Trump than he saw under former President Barack Obama. In February, Trump's press secretary said the "shackles" were off immigration and border agents, whose unions backed Trump in the election.
Today is the final day for Windows Vista extended support , which means that the divisive operating system is well and truly dead. Your choices for moving to Windows 10 are simple, either buy a license for it (to retain your PC) or buy a new PC altogether.
However, the International Monetary Fund said these economies could still manage through the weaker growth by strengthening their institutional frameworks, protecting trade integration, permitting exchange rate flexibility and containing vulnerabilities from high current account deficits and large public debts.
The update began rolling out to Nokia 6 units over the weekend, so it might be available for most Nokia 6 units by now. With this, Nokia is planning to launch its two more Android smartphones in the world named with Nokia 3 and Nokia 5.
The suspect was in possession of a device made of a " gas cylinder and strike elements ", the media outlet reported. The device was found less than a mile from the Norwegian government buildings that were damaged in a 2011 bombing.
His confidence is not without substance, as James has ran the Eastern Conference this decade, including six straight Finals. Although he fouled out in overtime, power forward James Johnson had 16 points and a team-high nine assists in 36 minutes.
The resolution garnered 10 votes in favor, Russian Federation and Bolivia against, and China, Kazakhstan and Ethiopia abstaining. Russia, however, seems determined to defend the Syrian strongman, despite Lavrov's statements to the contrary.
While the big fella was only a spectator in the front row, it didn't take long for he and Mahal to get into a war of words. This tweet shows the exact moment that Balor was hurt at the hands of Jinder Mahal .
State officials have tweeted images and videos of demonstrators vandalising public property and throwing rocks at police. The next major organised rallies called by opposition leaders are set for Wednesday next week.
'Infowars' host Jones disputes persona in custody dispute
Jones at the last pretrial hearing Wednesday, reports MyStatesman.com "I am in control of this court, not your clients". Rep. "This case is not about Infowars , and I don't want it to be about Infowars ", Naranjo warned the attorneys.
Ben Affleck 'ready to move on' from Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck arrives at the European premiere of "Live by Night" at the British Film Institute in London January 11, 2017. The news comes the same day the former couple was photographed attending Easter Sunday church service with their kids.
Shark kills teen girl surfing with father
A 17-year-old girl was killed Monday by a shark that attacked her while she was surfing with her father in Western Australia . The victim, 17, was surfing at Kelp Beds in Wylie Bay Beach when she was attacked , Sky News Australia reported .
Giraffe At Animal Adventure Park In NY Gave Birth!
After months of waiting, April, a giraffe at a NY zoo that became an Internet sensation, finally gave birth on Saturday morning. Newborn giraffes generally weigh about 150 pounds (68.04 kilograms) and are about 6 feet (1.83 meters) tall at birth.
Uber lost $2.8 billion past year
After a string of corporate crises, Uber is taking the unusual step of releasing financials to highlight its business growth. As Columbia University business professor Evan Rawley told Bloomberg: "That's a lot of cash to burn in a quarter".
Taiwan bans consumption of dog, cat meat
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Troops kill militant blamed for beheadings of Canadians in 2016
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The militants are still holding at least 29 captives in Sulu's jungles, many of them foreign tugboat and cargo ship crewmen.