‘Releaser in Chief’: New documents show 68,000 ‘criminal aliens’ released last year

President Obama is being labeled “Releaser in Chief” after documents surfaced Monday that add fuel to the immigration debate.

Fox News reported:

Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 68,000 foreign nationals who had criminal convictions and charges last year instead of pursuing deportation, according to newly uncovered documents — a statistic one senator said represents an enforcement “crisis.”

The internal documents were obtained and published by the Center for Immigration Studies, a Washington, D.C.-based group that advocates stricter immigration enforcement. According to the documents and the group’s analysis, ICE agents reported encountering 193,000 “criminal aliens” in 2013, but only targeted 125,000 for deportation.

A total of 67,879 were released.

Read more at Fox News.

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