Immigration Enforcement

Gaston County, North Carolina 287(g) statistics

The Gaston County Jail implemented the 287(g) program in April 2007. Here are the latest statistics through June 30.

599 inmates have been interviewed about their immigration status

488 inmates have been processed for removal from the United States. The majority go to an immigration court in Atlanta

Those 599 inmates were arrested, collectively, on 735 charges (698 misdemeanors and 37 felonies)

20 percent of the charges were for driving while impaired

Here’s a breakdown of the 735 charges:

422 – traffic charges
99 – DWI
56 – assault
26 – drug offenses

10 – sex crimes
10 – fraud
7 – theft

3 – drunk and disruptive
2 – breaking and entering
1 – trespassing

1 – domestic violence
1 – robbery
94 – other non-traffic-related offenses

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July 8, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , ,

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