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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Arizona

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 7, 2021

United States Attorney's Office District of Arizona September 2021 Immigration and Border Crimes Report

I.  Illegal Reentry After Deportation (8 U.S.C. 1326)

238 individuals were charged in September with illegal reentry

A.  196 of those 238 individuals had previously been convicted of non-immigration criminal offenses in the U.S.

Of the 196 individuals with non-immigration criminal records:

1.  52 had violent crime convictions, including:

2 individuals had homicide convictions
11 individuals had sex offense convictions
15 individuals had domestic violence convictions

2.  6 had property crime convictions

3.  40 had DUI convictions

4.  113 had drug crime convictions

B.  116 of those 196 individuals had been deported three or more times

II.  Alien Smuggling (8 U.S.C. 1324)

         47 individuals were charged in September with alien smuggling

III.  Illegal Entry (Criminal Consequence Initiative) (8 U.S.C. 1325)

          0 individuals were charged in September with illegal entry on the CCI calendar

Criminal conviction information is based on preliminary criminal history reports provided by the arresting agency.

These numbers represent United States Attorney's Office prosecutions only. These numbers do not include individuals apprehended by immigration enforcement officials and subjected solely to administrative process.

RELEASE NUMBER:    2021-067_September Immigration and Border Crimes Report

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Topic(s): 
Immigration
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Press Release Number: 
2021-067_September Immigration and Border Crimes Report
Updated October 7, 2021