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Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Drug Crime Report October 2019

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on October 1, 2019 revealed that 65 of the 857 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for drug crimes — 7.58 percent of the criminal alien prison population.

Using DOC U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ICE detainer numbers, the following table reveals the total number criminal alien inmates in the DOC prison system along with the number and percentage of those alien inmates incarcerated on October 1st in the state’s prisons for drug crimes....

Oregon Department of Corrections: Foreign National Homicide Report October 2019


 

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on October 1, 2019 that 126 of the 857 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were incarcerated for homicidal crimes (various degrees of murder and manslaughter) — 14.70 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)...

Oregon courts try to lock out ICE
Federation for American Immigration Reform

[Abstract only; view the complete article here.]

Oregon recently became the latest state to order Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) out of its courthouses, elevating the rights of criminal aliens at the expense of public safety.

In 1987, Oregon became the first sanctuary state in the nation, enacting its sanctuary law, which forbade law enforcement officials’ cooperation with federal immigration enforcement. 

However, Oregon’s sanctuary law didn’t go far enough to satisfy the open-borders crowd. On October 14, Martha Walters, the Chief...

Oregon Department of Corrections: Mexican National Crime Report October 2019

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on October 1, 2019 that 689 of the 857 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) in the state’s prison system were Mexican nationals — 80.40 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...

HR 5038, indentured labor dressed up as “modernization”

A huge amnesty for farm workers is pending in Congress now.  It’s already passed in the House.

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The Rotten Fruits of America’s ‘Farm Workforce Modernization Act’/, by Bob Dane, Federation for American immigration Reform,  Nov. 25, 2019

Conventional wisdom holds that bipartisan legislation is the best form of law. The “Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019” is a notable exception.

With 49 Republican and Democrat co-sponsors, HR 5038 sailed through the House Judiciary Committee last week. Because the bill was...

Oregon Department of Corrections: Criminal Alien Report for the Americas October 2019

Information obtained from the Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) indicated on October 1, 2019 that 770 of the 857 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 � 89.85 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 and Canada) had 694 criminal aliens � 90.13. percent of the DOC alien prisoners fromm the Americas;...

Oregon Department of Corrections: Criminal Alien Report October 2019

The Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) October 1, 2019 Inmate Population Profile indicated there were 14,635 inmates incarcerated in the DOC’s 14 prisons.

Data obtained from the DOC indicated that on October 1st there were 857 foreign nationals (criminal aliens) incarcerated in the state’s prison system; criminal aliens were 5.86 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.

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Get acquainted with Oregon candidates for 2020 Primary

Oregonians frustrated with what has happened in the Oregon Legislature - and in Congress - can learn more about the candidates and then get involved with a campaign.

Oregon’s Congressional delegation has a dismal record on protecting the interests of U.S. citizens in immigration policy.  Most of the delegation has been in office for many years, and they have consistently voted for lax to no controls on immigration.  We see the results in unsustainable population growth, overcrowding, degradation of the environment and multiple other ill effects.  The State Legislature, Governor,...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Criminal Alien Report for Fiscal Year 2019

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is an important element of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) who along with other elements of DHS collectively work together in attempting to keep our nations citizens and residents safe from foreign national threats to public safety.

A critical responsibility of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is preventing foreign nationals (criminal aliens) who have been convicted of domestic or foreign crimes and deported from the country from illegally entering or reentering the United States of America.

The U.S. Border...

U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons: Criminal Alien Report October 2019

The United States having a significant foreign national population residing within the nations boundaries, be they legally or illegally present in the country, unfortunately includes those who commit crimes.

The extent and impact of foreign national crime on the U.S. citizens and residents of this country is clearly revealed by a simple search on the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) inmates statistics website under the heading of inmate citizenship.

Here are the countries of origin, moreover, the number and percentage of those countries citizens recently incarcerated in...

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