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Amber getting an exclusive look now at a stunning new report revealing that illegal immigrants.
Are more likely to return to jail after being arrested -- citizens or even legal residents the House Judiciary Committee now saying.
That within just three years every -- roughly one in six of those illegal immigrants will be re arrested on criminal charges.
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge live in Washington with a fine.
-- but thank you -- -- good morning according to the congressional research service the independent investigative arm of congress.
The records between October 2008 in July 2011 show.
The more than a quarter of a million charges were reported against illegal in criminal immigrants here's some of the main findings that that report which was requested.
By the Republican led House Judiciary Committee.
It shows the 17%.
Of undocumented immigrants arrested for crimes -- new ones within three years of their release.
Of those crimes they commit 14%.
Were for driving under the influence 11% involved drug violations.
And seven point 1% were major criminal violations.
Which include assault rape and murder.
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Texas congressman Lamar Smith -- of the findings quote.
The Obama administration could have prevented these senseless crimes by enforcing our immigration laws.
But President Obama continues to further his in -- enforcement agenda while innocent Americans suffer the consequences.
The Homeland Security Department has not responded to Fox's request for comment.
In the past the administration has defended its immigration policy saying they focus finite -- is on criminals not the average undocumented immigrant.
This report makes the case that the Obama administration's policy is -- And not working well enough for some context the -- it recidivism rate in the general population among criminals released from jail is actually much higher about 67%.
But the president's critics here say that these people should have been deported in the first place not released in the US to commit new crimes -- Catherine -- in Washington Catherine thanks Iraq.
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