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Posted at 6:10 PM ET, 02/ 8/2011

Pr. William wants Congress to subpoena illegal immigration information from DHS

By Jennifer Buske

Prince William County supervisors are requesting that Congress subpoena information from the Department of Homeland Security on the whereabouts of the criminal illegal immigrants the county has turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

County officials filed a Freedom of Information Act request with federal officials for the information last November but never got a response. It is time, County Board Chairman Corey A. Stewart said, to take it to the next level and get answers.

The request for information was prompted by an August car accident in which Carlos Martinelly-Montano, 23, was allegedly driving drunk when he crashed into a car carrying three nuns, killing one. Martinelly-Montano entered the country from Bolivia illegally when he was 8. He had been released by immigration authorities after two previous drunk-driving convictions and had been awaiting a deportation hearing.

County officials had also asked for an investigation into why Martinelly-Montano was released. Stewart said that report is set to be released Monday.

The data county officials want would span from the time the county adopted its immigration policy in 2007 to today. The policy, which was modified in 2008, requires Prince William police officers to check the immigration status of anyone arrested on suspicion of violating a state or local law.

County officials didn't immediately know how many illegal immigrants they have turned over to ICE.

By Jennifer Buske  | February 8, 2011; 6:10 PM ET
Categories:  Corey Stewart, Immigration, Jennifer Buske, Prince William  
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ALL illegal aliens are criminals.

Posted by: wmpowellfan | February 9, 2011 1:00 AM | Report abuse

Our Government, has allowed the invasion of 30 million criminals in direct violation of Article IV, Section IV of our Constitution. they force American tax payers to pay Billions to provide Welfare, Prison cells, Educate the invaders children, free medical care,massive document fraud, & are destroying our schools, hospitals, communities, culture while Robbing, Raping, Killing & Assaulting American Citizens WAKE UP PEOPLE!
Every Non-representative including obama and holder need to be IMPEACHED! for not upholding the oath of office they swore to defend the Constitution! If these clowns were to do their job, this would all be a Moot point!
Anchor babies and their criminal parents go, period, and cut the phony tears, you knew you were breaking the law when you crossed the border.

Next shut down any business hiring illegal labor and confiscate all property belonging to the owner. Property will be sold at auction and the proceeds to pay for the massive deportation. Oh and owners go to jail.
Got a better idea? Lets hear it!

Posted by: pyrostevo | February 9, 2011 7:17 AM | Report abuse

Truth be told--The Department of Homeland Security is a sham...and shameful organization. Sadly, We now have "Open Borders"!

Months ago 7,000 UNION members of ICE voted NO-Confidence in their supervisors. including John Morton who runs ICE. Further, the Ass't Inspector General is "on the record" as having told a Congressional Oversight committee that Homeland Security was not prepared to process illegals for Amnesty! He said"it would create the Mother of All Backlogs"! Never heard a word about this in Congress!

These two shocking statements were pretty much blown off by the Post. And nothing has been heard since. Unless Aliens murder or rape someone they are NOT put in jail. They are turned loose usually never to be seen again...unless arrested. How would you like to risk your life defending our borders and see Homeland Security turn around and set them free?

Now, H.S. raids workplaces, gives a "warning/fine to the employer and does not, repeat not arrest the Aliens. How about their illegal documentation? What a waste of time and money. POOR President Obama says he can't afford to send more illegal's home. He who has spent 3 trillion dollars can't afford to protect our borders. Yet, he can spend Billions on eating corrects foods and building electric cars no one wants. Homeland Security needs a TOTAL house cleaning. Start the fence Reagan ordered built that you ordered stopped. Hire enough judges to process Illegal's that are caught! Jail those guilty of "serious crime" do not deport--have them serve time here. Do not set free!

Posted by: passonfirstdown | February 9, 2011 10:01 AM | Report abuse

If you file a freedom of information act request with either the federal government of the district government and they do not want to respond to the request, they simply ignore it. So much for open government. To get any action in this case you have to hire a lawyer and spend an untold sum of money which at the end of the day they have more than you do. So much for an open government. By the way it does not matter with the federal government which political party is in power.

Posted by: jeffreed | February 9, 2011 11:19 AM | Report abuse

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