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● 61 per­cent of all fed­eral crim­i­nal ar­rests in 2014 in­volved non U.S. cit­i­zens; 39 per­cent were U.S. cit­i­zens.

● 59 per­cent of th­ese ar­rests were made by the Depart­ment of Home­land Se­cu­rity; 35 per­cent were made by the Jus­tice Depart­ment.

● 50 per­cent of th­ese ar­rests were im­mi­gra­tion-re­lated.

● 14 per­cent were re­lated to drugs, 14 per­cent to su­per­vi­sion vi­o­la­tions.

● 8 per­cent of the ar­rests were for prop­erty crimes such as fraud and em­bez­zle­ment; 4 per­cent for weapons of­fenses.

Source: A Pew Re­search Cen­ter analysis of Bureau of Jus­tice Statis­tics for 165,265 fed­eral ar­rests dur­ing 2014; the data were re­leased in mid-March.

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