80% of 101 Illegals Arrested in NJ ICE Operation Are Convicted Felons

By Craig Bannister | December 12, 2017 | 12:21pm EST
88% of illegals caught have criminal convictions, 80% have felony convictions. (Screenshot)

A five-day sweep in New Jersey last week nabbed 101 illegal aliens, 80% of whom are convicted felons, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Tuesday.

In all, ICE reports that 88% of the 101 illegal aliens arrested in the operation had prior criminal convictions.

Examples of the sex crime, assault, drug and pornography convictions of the illegal aliens arrested reported by ICE include:

  • A Mexican citizen convicted of sexual assault of a minor
  • A Turkish citizen convicted of possession of child pornography
  • A Peruvian citizen convicted of invasion of privacy-recording a sexual act w/o consent
  • A Colombian citizen convicted of aggravated battery and domestic violence assault
  • A Spanish citizen convicted of storing/maintaining child pornography
  • A Philippines citizen convicted of possession of methamphetamine
  • A Dominican citizen convicted of cocaine distribution and possession
  • A Guyanese citizen convicted of aggravated assault with a weapon
  • An Egyptian citizen convicted of possession of heroin
  • An El Salvadorian citizen convicted of aggravated assault with serious bodily injury
  • A Korean citizen convicted of distribution of cocaine

In descending order by country, the number of illegal aliens arrested throughout New Jersey were nationals of:

  1. Dominican Republic (18),
  2. Mexico (15),
  3. Honduras (8),
  4. El Salvador (7),
  5. Guatemala (6),
  6. Cuba (4),
  7. Colombia (4),
  8. Brazil (3),
  9. Costa Rica (3),
  10. Guyana (3),
  11. Haiti (3),
  12. Ecuador (2),
  13. Egypt (2),
  14. Philippines (2),
  15. Peru (2),
  16. Spain (2),
  17. Turkey (2),
  18. Korea (2),
  19. Jamaica (1),
  20. Liberia (1),
  21. Nicaragua (1),
  22. Nigeria (1),
  23. Pakistan (1),
  24. Portugal (1),
  25. United Kingdom (1),
  26. Ukraine (1),
  27. Venezuela (1),
  28. Congo (1),
  29. Ethiopia (1),
  30. Georgia (1), and
  31. Vietnam (1).


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