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Thomas Homan: Immigration and Deputy Director

thomas homan: Although more criminals have been arrested, many more without such records are being picked up, according to Metro News. What is apparent is that immigration arrests are up across the board and fewer people are trying to get into the country illegally. So when immigration officials came forward Tuesday to produce statistics showing an aggressive arrest record, they were eager to demonstrate that they're giving priority to serious criminals, not just those whose only crime is being in the country illegally. Thomas Homan, deputy director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, addressed the subject at a news conference. I've repeatedly said that is false. I've read a lot of stories and comments over the past several months falsely accusing ICE of conducting indiscriminate raids and sweeps, arresting people at churches, arresting people at hospitals. ( As reported in the news.