Fewer than 30,000 illegal aliens deported from US communities in 2022

Fewer than 30,000 illegal aliens, including about 23,000 convicted felons, were deported from U.S. communities in fiscal year 2022, new figures from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reveal.

President Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the annual ICE report over the holiday weekend, showing significant reductions in domestic immigration enforcement from previous years. , such as 2017, 2018 and 2019.

In particular, ICE agents deported approximately 28,000 illegal aliens from inside the United States, less than 0.3 percent of the estimated 11 to 22 million illegal aliens who live in the United States. American communities.

In other words, ICE agents deport only 2,350 illegal aliens from inside the United States each month, whereas they once deported almost 8,000 illegal aliens each month.

Chart via Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Of those deported from within the United States, just over 23,000 were convicted felons. The figure indicates that ICE is deporting 68% fewer convicted criminal aliens than the agency deported in fiscal year 2018, when nearly 73,000 were deported.

Overall, Biden’s DHS has reduced deportations of illegal aliens living in U.S. communities by more than 70% from fiscal year 2018, when more than 95,300 illegal aliens were deported from inside US communities. United States.

In its report, ICE associates deportations from within the United States with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) deportations of illegal aliens who have recently arrived at the country’s borders.

Together, about 72,100 illegal aliens were deported from the United States in fiscal year 2022, but, as noted, only about 28,000 of those deportations were illegal aliens living in U.S. communities, while the rest nearly 44,000 were those who had recently arrived at US borders. .

Chart via Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Fiscal year 2022 marks Biden’s second year in which ICE’s domestic immigration enforcement operations have been removed to ensure that most of the country’s illegal alien population is not eligible. arrest or deportation.

Research has shown that deportations are extremely cost-effective for Americans, as deporting every illegal alien in the United States costs about six times less than what taxpayers are forced to pay to subsidize the 11-22 million aliens. illegals in the country.

John Binder is a reporter for Breitbart News. Email him at jbinder@breitbart.com. Follow him on Twitter here.


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