Getting The Facts Straight On Prisoners and Immigration

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U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) wrongly says that “28 percent of the inmates in our federal penitentiaries” are immigrants in the U.S. illegally, reports FactCheck.org. About 21 percent of federal inmates are non-U.S. citizens, but that includes immigrants who came to the United States both legally and illegally, according to government data. King mentions . . .

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