ICE: in California released from prison, the hundreds detained for violent crimes

Immigration and customs service (ICE) reported that over the past two years in orange County from prison, released hundreds of detainees nilegalnih immigrants, many of whom were already re-arrested on charges of rape, assault with a deadly weapon and sexual offences against children.

As reported in ICE, officials at the prison in southern California did not notify ICE when released 2121, arrested for 2018 and 2019.

According to ICE, 411 of the previously released were arrested again.

The California Senate bill 54, which came into force in 2017, prohibits local law enforcement agencies to detain illegal immigrants for violating immigration laws, except when they are suspected of serious and violent crimes.

Sheriff-coroner orange County don Barnes called this policy «social scientific experiment» undertaken by legislators in Sacramento.

«SB 54 made our community less safe. Social science experiment with the laws of the havens must end,» said Barnes.

According to the acting Director of ICE Matthew Albenza, this policy of «only ensures that offenders return to the community, where many of them commit another offense, and not transferred ICE».

In turn, democratic politicians argue that the laws about shelters help to deter crime by building trust between law enforcement and immigrant communities.