Fairfax County, Virginia, has freed more than 900 criminal illegal aliens in less than two years, an investigation reveals.
From May 2018 to May 2020, Fairfax County — the wealthy suburb of Washington, D.C. — received 929 detainers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to turn arrested illegal aliens over to their custody so they would not be released back into the community.
An investigation by the Immigration Reform Law Insitute (IRLI) finds that the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office only honored 14 of the ICE detainers filed in that period — indicating they released 915 criminal illegal aliens into the community rather than hand them over to ICE agents.
Data from ICE officials shows that up to 80 percent of illegal aliens freed by sanctuary jurisdictions go on to commit additional crimes, victimizing more Americans, after their release.
IRLI Executive Director Dale Wilcox told SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight that although