As I did, Byrne points out that collar county sheriffs are participating in the Immigration and Customs Enforcement program of identifying “criminal aliens” for detention.
I asked the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department how many had been identified and detained.
The program began in McHenry County in April, as has been exclusively reported locally by McHenry County Blog.
In April and May 41 such criminals were taken off the streets. Thirty-four more in June.
114 in all.
So, almost one criminal alien is picked up every day in McHenry County. My guess is they end up on the ICE floor of the McHenry County Jail.
When I asked from what country they came, I was told,
“We do not track the detainees by nationality or religion.”
Sheriff Keith Nygren was severely criticized by audience members when Ohio Sheriff Daniel Beck spoke at McHenry County College. Nygren did not attend the meeting.
Two years ago local activist Tom Roti urged Nygren to start this program. It began about two years later.
Considering the heat that the immigration issue has generated, I am surprised that Nygren has not sought publicity about his participation in the Secure Communities program of ICE.
Other articles that might be of interest:
What Daniel Beck Told the Minutemen at MCC – Part 5 – Identity Theft Enforcement
What Daniel Beck Told the Minutemen at MCC – Part 6 – Other Crimes by Illegal Aliens
What Daniel Beck Told the Minutemen at MCC – Part 7 – Terrorism and Bondage
What Daniel Beck Told the Minutemen at MCC – Part 8 – The Critics