Immigration Offenders in the Federal Justice System, 2010
| Cataloged on:
Nov. 01, 2012
ANNOTATION: This study “[p]resents data on criminal and civil immigration violations handled by the federal justice system. The report details recent trends in immigration apprehensions and arrests, processing of immigration matters in federal court, and correctional supervision of immigration offenders. It describes immigration violators by sex, age, country of origin, type of offense, prior criminal record, and geographic location where apprehended in the U.S. It looks at prosecution, adjudication, and sentencing outcomes for criminal immigration offenders and provides findings on immigration offenders returning to federal prison after release” (p. 7). Statistics are organized according to: apprehension, arrest, and prosecution; courts; and corrections and supervision. Immigration violations in 2010 were at their lowest level since 1972. Iimmigration offenders had a readmission rate of 14%.