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Huffington Post
March 1, 2013

5 Reasons To Release Most Immigrant Detainees

Despite all the hoopla, most immigrants in detention aren't hardened criminals. A study by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University found that of the nearly 1 million people ICE slapped with an immigration hold over the last four years, only 23 percent had been convicted of a crime and only 8.6 percent with a serious crime.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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