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In 2017 more than one lakh illegal immigrants arrested in USA!

Updated | December 28, 2017 13:10 IST

NEW YORK:The US authorities have arrested 143,470 illegal immigrants this year, according to a latest report.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in its annual report that it has made 143,470 administrative arrests in fiscal year 2017, increasing 30 per cent Year-on-Year, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.

An administrative arrest is the arrest of an alien for a civil violation of the immigration laws, which is subsequently adjudicated by an immigration judge or through other administrative processes.

Of the total arrests, 110,568 occurred after January 20, which is a 42 per cent increase over the same time period last year, according to the report.

 

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