Hundreds of those released were convicted criminal illegal aliens who murdered, raped, and committed violent crimes. Now they get Obamacare, EBT, IRS tax bonuses, and even the right to Vote for the Democrats in the upcoming presidential election.

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Photo Credit: James Steidl /

In 2013, ICE released 36,007 convicted criminal aliens from detention who were awaiting the outcome of deportation proceedings, according to a document obtained by the Center for Immigration Studies. This group included aliens convicted of hundreds of violent and serious crimes, including homicide, sexual assault, kidnapping, and aggravated assault. The list of crimes also includes more than 16,000 drunk or drugged driving convictions. The vast majority of these releases from ICE custody were discretionary, not required by law (in fact, in some instances, apparently contrary to law), nor the result of local sanctuary policies.

The document reveals that the 36,007 convicted criminal aliens freed from ICE custody in many instances had multiple convictions. Among them, the 36,007 had nearly 88,000 convictions, including:

Source: ICE Document Details 36,000 Criminal Alien Releases in 2013 | Center for Immigration Studies