U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 4:30 P.M. EST BJS SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 2000 202/307-0784 NUMBER OF FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS GREW 11 PERCENT IN TWO YEARS WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The number of federal law enforcement officers grew by about 8,000 men and women, or 11 percent, from June 1996 through June 1998, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Approximately half of this...
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IMMIGRATION LAW PROSECUTIONS DOUBLE DURING 1996-2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The number of people prosecuted for immigration offenses in federal courts more than doubled from 1996 through the year 2000, growing from 6,605 defendants in 1996 to 15,613 defendants in 2000, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.