Baltimore to spend millions to defend criminal illegal aliens from deportation
Baltimore, Maryland is planning to hire immigration attorneys to help illegal immigrants charged with crimes who are facing deportation. Judicial Watch reports in response to the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement policies, Baltimore and other so-called “sanctuary cities” have begun to set up multi-million dollar legal defense funds to help illegal immigrants dodge justice. Less than a year ago, Baltimore prosecutors ordered staff not to charge illegal aliens with minor non-violent crimes because it could get the offenders deported.Baltimore has been called the deadliest big city in the United States for having the nation’s highest homicide rate and yet, a city panel has now approved spending $200,000 this month to pay for lawyers to represent criminal illegal aliens with deportation orders.
US and California criminal illegal alien incarceration statistics
“While illegal immigrants account for about 3.5 percent of the U.S population, they represented 36.7 percent of federal sentences in 2014 following criminal convictions,” according to federal sentencing data.
In California, the Hispanic prison population is 41.3 percent of the total incarcerated, according to Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Estimates and Statistical Analysis in 2013. Illegal (undocumented aliens) residents make up 6 percent of the state’s population.
President Trump's comments on illegal alien crimes
In the last two years, ICE officers made 266,000 arrests of aliens with criminal records including those charged or convicted of 100,000 assaults, 30,000 sex crimes, and 4,000 violent killings. Over the years, thousands of Americans have been brutally killed by those who illegally entered our country. The Washington Post tweeted in reference to the 266,000 arrests, “The number is right..."