Graph for the Day for April 29, 2011

"Based on our random sample of 1,000 criminal aliens, we estimate that our study population of about 249,000 criminal aliens were arrested about 1.7 million times, averaging about 7 arrests per criminal alien... They were arrested for a total of about 2.9 million offenses, averaging about 12 offenses per criminal alien..."  Government Accountability Office, March 2011.

"The President reiterated his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform that both strengthens security at our borders while restoring accountability to the broken immigration system, and pointed out that perpetuating a broken immigration system is not an option if America is to win the future."  White House, Office of the Press Secretary, April 19, 2011.



Source:  GAO.


Hoven's Index for April 29, 2011

Number of State and Local Criminal Aliens Incarcerated in 2009:  295,959

Total Criminal Aliens incarcerated in the US in 2009: 505,380

Percentage of incarcerated criminal aliens from Mexico:  66% to 70%

Number of criminal aliens arrested for homicide:  25,064

Total number of homicides in the US in 2009:  15,242

Source:  GAO and DOJ/FBI.
Graph of the Day Archive.

"Based on our random sample of 1,000 criminal aliens, we estimate that our study population of about 249,000 criminal aliens were arrested about 1.7 million times, averaging about 7 arrests per criminal alien... They were arrested for a total of about 2.9 million offenses, averaging about 12 offenses per criminal alien..."  Government Accountability Office, March 2011.

"The President reiterated his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform that both strengthens security at our borders while restoring accountability to the broken immigration system, and pointed out that perpetuating a broken immigration system is not an option if America is to win the future."  White House, Office of the Press Secretary, April 19, 2011.



Source:  GAO.


Hoven's Index for April 29, 2011

Number of State and Local Criminal Aliens Incarcerated in 2009:  295,959

Total Criminal Aliens incarcerated in the US in 2009: 505,380

Percentage of incarcerated criminal aliens from Mexico:  66% to 70%

Number of criminal aliens arrested for homicide:  25,064

Total number of homicides in the US in 2009:  15,242

Source:  GAO and DOJ/FBI.
Graph of the Day Archive.

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