One third of 214 arrested MS-13 gang members were ‘unaccompanied alien children’

One third of 214 arrested MS-13 gang members were ‘unaccompanied alien children’
Unrepentant gang members mug for the camera.

[Ed. – This is unfortunately not a surprise.  Dreamers and would-be Dreamers have also been involved in a number of violent crimes and gang activities.  The core problem is turning a blind eye to the growth of an illegal population, which is what allows gang-crime patterns to flourish.  Everyone is better off, including immigrants, when immigration is done lawfully and with an expectation of assimilation, rather than the formation of unassimilated immigrant enclaves.]

Almost one-third of 214 U.S.-based MS-13 gang members arrested in an international sweep were invited into the United States by President Barack Obama’s “Unaccompanied Alien Children” policy.

The successful “Raging Bull’ sweep was announced by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Tom Homan in a joint press conference at ICE headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday.

Sixteen of the 214 arrestees in the United States are U.S. citizens. Five were legal immigrants. …

Sixty-four of the 193 illegals – nearly one in three – are would-be “dreamers” because they illegally crossed the border while claiming to be minors. Their unscreened claims to be children — not adults — won them the legal status of “Unaccompanied Alien Children,” which allowed them to claim federal aid and be released into the United States.

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