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ICE arrests 20 illegal alien criminals released due to NY city sanctuary policies

Officials from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency arrested more than 20 illegal aliens in New York city who had been released from custody in accordance with their sanctuary policies.

New York authorities refused an ICE request to “hold” the illegals until they could be picked up. But ICE followed through and arrested the illegals anyway.

Daily Wire:

“The sanctuary city politics of this city continue to put the safety of New York residents at risk,” Thomas R. Decker, field office director for ERO NY, said in the press release. “We need our elected officials to stop the rhetoric. The fact remains that ICE makes this city safer by removing criminal aliens and public threats off the street so they are unable to reoffend, victimizing our city residents.”

The agency listed 12 examples of the crimes the illegal immigrants committed, many including violent acts. A Guyanese national was arrested in the Bronx for “Assault 2nd, Assault 3rd, Reckless Endangerment, Menacing, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.” A Mexican national was arrested for robbery. A Spanish national was arrested for assault, harassment, menacing, and possession of stolen property. […]

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