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May 28, 2021

Illinois legislature passes bill to close state’s immigration detention centers
By Carlos Ballesteros

An analysis by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University showed that four in ten immigrants detained in ICE custody last year had any criminal convictions on their records. An even smaller share — just under 11% — had been convicted of what ICE considers serious (or “Level 1”) offenses like assault, sexual crimes, or murder.

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