This topic covers specific incidents of crimes committed by illegal aliens while in the U.S. Often these events could have been prevented by the deportation of the alien at an earlier stage combined with stronger security at the southern border.
An illegal alien has been charged with hit and run in a fatal accident involving an elderly woman pedestrian, in Fort Bend County, Texas. An ICE detainer was placed on the driver, who was discovered about 12 miles from the scene, in Houston.
A Honduran was deported in 2006, then illegally re-entered the country. He was arrested twice by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department for incidents with an ex-girlfriend. The CMPD ignored two ICE detainers. The Honduran has been charged with kidnapping.
An illegal alien who was being held in the Putnam County jail for fleeing the scene of a fatal accident was released without bail, thanks to new criminal justice reforms in New York State. He was arrested by ICE officials upon his release, on an immigration detainer.
ICE Enforcement and Removal recently arrested an illegal alien in Rockland County, NY, who was released without bail after a car he was driving, without a license, struck and killed a pedestrian and he fled the scene. His release was due to bail reform in New York State.
Sanctuary legislation signed into law by Governor Jared Polis in May will compel law enforcement officials in Colorado to release a dangerous criminal alien from custody. ICE has lodged two immigration detainers on the suspect, but county jail officials will be forced to ignore them.
The Philadelphia Police Department has released a child sexual predator for a second time, despite ICE detainers lodged against him in both cases. ICE detainers are lodged with local law enforcement agencies when ICE has probable cause to believe that a detained person is a removable alien.
An alien in Meriden, Connecticut has been arrested on serious charges including sexual assault, will be turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement when he is released.
Immigration activists pressured Oklahoma County to remove ICE officers from the county jail. Less than three months later, an accused repeat rapist from El Salvador was set loose. The long-term agenda of those activists is described here.