Prince William, Va. to DHS: What Did You Do With The 7,000 Illegals We Arrested?

Article author: 
Chloe Johnson
Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
9 July 2014
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

A Northern Virginia county at the center of the early fights over illegal immigration on Tuesday approved pursuing the Department of Homeland Security for information about what it did with the 7,000 illegals arrested in the county since 2008.

The Prince William County Board of County Supervisors on Tuesday approved the filing of a Freedom of Information Act request to force the agency to disclose whether illegal immigrants arrested and sent to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement had been deported, detained or released.

The push began last month, when board Chairman Corey A. Stewart said county police were reporting that they were encountering illegal immigrants who had already been arrested and sent to ICE ...