Dominicans rank 3rd among Latinos in US federal prisons

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By David Olen Cross The United States 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 October 31, 2020.). Inmate Citizenship: – Mexico 14,764 inmates, 9.6 percent; – Colombia 1,582 inmates, 1.0 percent; – Dominican Republic 1,259 inmates, 0.8 […]

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