Half of immigrants arrested have traffic convictions or no record at all
According to a Washington Post report, 675 undocumented immigrants were arrested in ICE raids in early February. About half were convicted of traffic offenses or had no criminal record at all. Only about 80 had been convicted of assault, while two had committed homicide.

ICE data shows half of immigrants arrested in raids had traffic convictions or no record

ICE data shows half of immigrants arrested in raids had traffic convictions or no record

About half of the 675 immigrants picked up in roundups across the United States in the days after President Trump took office either had no criminal convictions or had committed traffic offenses, mostly drunken driving, as their most serious crimes, according to data obtained by The Washington Post.

Records provided by congressional aides Friday offered the most detailed look yet at the backgrounds of the individuals rounded up and targeted for deportation in early February by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents assigned to regional offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, San Antonio and New York.

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Foreign nationals being arrested in February during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Charles Reed/AP)

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