Dominican inmates rank 3rd in US federal lockups

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By David Olen Cross The United States is having a significant foreign national population residing within the nation’s boundaries, be they legally or illegally present in the country, unfortunately includes those who commit crimes. The extent and impact of foreign national crime on the U.S. citizens and residents of this country is clearly revealed by a simple search on the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) inmates statistics website under the heading of inmate citizenship. Here are the countries of origin, moreover, the number and percentage of those countries citizens recently incarcerated in the U.S. BOP prison system (Note: The most recent BOP crime numbers available were from December 19, 2020.). Inmate Citizenship: – Mexico 14,458 inmates, 9.5 percent; – Colombia 1,579 inmates, 1.0 percent; – Dominican Republic 1,286 inmates, […]

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