Caroline May
May 13, 2014

Many of the 36,007 convicted criminal immigrants ICE released last year were let out of detention with restrictions, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman told Breitbart News.

In a statement responding to a new Center for Immigration Studies report about the more than 36,000 released criminal immigrants, convicted of nearly 88,000 crimes (from traffic violations to murder), ICE spokeswoman Barbara Gonzales emailed that many were released under supervision, GPS monitoring, telephone monitoring, or surety bond.

“In some of the releases in 2013, ICE was required by law to release the individuals from custody, pursuant to decisions by the Supreme Court and other federal courts,” Gonzales explained.

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