ICE Arrests in US Rose by 42% in 2017

ICE Arrests in US Rose by 42% in 2017

ICE Arrests in US Rose by 42% in 2017

A top immigration official says people living in the country illegally have good reason to be anxious about getting deported under President Donald Trump.

But the numbers for his first fiscal year in office are in, and the president is well below his mark.

A small group of Trump supporters confronts marchers during the Immigrants Make America Great March to protest actions being taken by the Trump administration on February 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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ICE said that in Colorado and Wyoming, 2,746 people were arrested and 2,535 were removed from the the 2017 fiscal year, which ran from October 1 of last year through September 30 of this year.

At a news conference, Thomas Homan, acting director of ICE, dismissed complaints from immigration advocates about the rollback of Obama administration policies that had led to a sharp drop in interior arrests.

The 2017 numbers show an increase of 145 percent in the number of removals from the area when compared to the 2016 fiscal year, when 1,033 people were removed.

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TPS is an immigration program which allows people from countries recovering from disaster - mainly Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Haiti - to live and work in the US legally. Protesters are calling for an end to stepped up ICE raids and deportations, and that health care be provided for documented and undocumented people.

During the same time period, the agency arrested more than 110,000 people, a 42 percent increase over the prior year.

A case of a Border Patrol being supposedly "ambushed" by migrants made headlines in late November.

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