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New High in U.S. Say Immigration Most Important Problem
Gallup

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23% mention immigration as most important problem, highest in Gallup trends The government is the most commonly mentioned problem, at 26% Most Americans still say immigration a good thing for the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans' concern with immigration continues to be heightened, as 23% name it the most important problem facing the country. This is by one percentage point the highest Gallup has ever measured for the issue since it first began recording mentions of immigration in 1993.

The June 3-16 poll was conducted as the U.S. continues...

Immigration Agency Says It Plans Deportation Operation Aimed at Undocumented Families
The New York Times

WASHINGTON - The acting directtor of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said on Wednesday that he would follow through with plans to send agents into communities to round up and deport undocumented families, in the Trump administration’s latest attempt to deter large-scale migration of Central Americans to the southwest border.

The acting director, Mark Morgan, who has signaled for weeks that there would be a heightened focus on deporting families, told reporters that agents would target more than 2,000 immigrant family members who already have deportation orders...

Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report May 2019

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on May 1, 2019 that 131 of the 910 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for homicidal crimes (various degrees of murder and manslaughter) — 14.40 percent of the criminal alien prison population (Note: The number of criminal aliens incarcerated for homicidal crimes in DOC prisons does not necessarily equal the number of Oregon residents killed by alien homicidal violence).

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainer numbers,...

Oregon Department of Corrections: Mexican National Crime Report May 2019

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on May 1, 2019 that 728 of the 910 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were Mexican nationals — 80.00 percent of the criminal alien prison population (Note: The number of Mexican nationals incarcerated in DOC prisons does not necessarily equal the number of Oregon residents victimized by this specific group of criminal aliens).

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainer numbers, the following table reveals the total number criminal alien...

Gagging judges endangers Oregonians
  from the office of   SENATOR KIM THATCHER     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed., June 12, 2019   Jonathan Lockwood 971-645-2099   Gagging judges endangers Oregonians   SALEM, Ore.—Oregon Democrats are gagging judges through a speech control measure that will prohibit courts from knowing or inquiring about an alleged criminals’ immigration status.    House Bill 2932 was passed in the Senate on a party-line vote. In Oregon, there are 913 illegal immigrants in the penal system currently; of which 132 are convicted of...
Oregon Department of Corrections: Criminal Alien Report for the Americas May 2019

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on May 1, 2019 that 811 of the 910 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system self-declared their countries of origin as being located in the Americas — North, Central and South America and the West Indies — 89.12 percent of the criminal alien prison population (Note: The United States of America (USA) and USA territories are excluded from this report.):

- North America (Mexico an Canada) had 733 criminal aliens — 90.38 percent of the DOC alien prisoners from the Americas;

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Oregon Department of Corrections: Criminal Alien Report May 2019

The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) May 1, 2019 Inmate Population Profile indicated there were 14,723 inmates incarcerated in the DOC’s 14 prisons.

Data obtained from the DOC indicated that on May 1st there were 910 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the state’s prison system; criminal aliens were 6.18 percent of the total prison population.

Some background information, all the criminal aliens incarcerated in the DOC prison system were identified by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and have ICE detainers placed on them.

Using DOC...

Oregon’s Washington County Second in Foreign National Crime in April 2019

On April 1, 2019 Oregon’s Washington County had 188 of the 903 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was second in foreign national crime in the state with 20.82 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Washington County residents were harmed or victimized by the 188 criminal aliens incarcerated on April 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainers.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS...

Oregon’s Marion County First in Foreign National Crime in April 2019

On April 1, 2019 Oregon’s Marion County had 218 of the 903 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was first in foreign national crime in the state with 24.14 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Marion County residents were harmed or victimized by the 218 criminal aliens incarcerated on April 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainers.
 

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Oregon’s Clackamas County Fourth in Foreign National Crime in April 2019

On April 1, 2019 Oregon’s Clackamas County had 75 of the 903 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) prison system; the county was fourth in foreign national crime in the state with 8.31 percent of the criminal aliens in DOC prisons.

The following table reveals how Clackamas County residents were harmed or victimized by the 75 criminal aliens incarcerated on April 1st in the DOC prison system with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainers.

OREGON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

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