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Illegal immigrants responsible for almost three-fourths of federal drug possession sentences in 2014
(Worthy News) - Of the more than 2,200 people who received federal sentences for drug possession in fiscal year 2014, almost three-quarters of them were illegal immigrants, according to new data from the United States Sentencing Commission, the Washington Examiner reported.
Illegal immigrants also made up more than one-third of all federal sentences, that data said.
Illegal immigrants were 20 percent of the kidnapping/hostage taking sentences in 2014, 12 percent of the murder sentences, and 19.4 percent of national-defense related sentences. [ Source ]