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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

BJS Releases Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998–2018

      WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics today released Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998–2018. This report uses data from BJS’s Federal Justice Statistics Program to describe U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens prosecuted in U.S. district courts by type of offenses, sentences received for those offenses and offender demographics. The report also describes the citizenship status of persons admitted to and held in federal prison at year-end by offense type, country of citizenship and judicial district of commitment.

      TITLE:  Non-U.S. Citizens in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 1998–2018
                    (NCJ 252647)

      AUTHOR:  BJS Statisticians Suzanne M. Strong, Ph.D. (former), and
                          Mark Motivans, Ph.D.

      WHERE:  bjs.ojp.gov

      The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable statistics on crime and criminal justice in the United States. Doris J. James is the acting director.

      The Office of Justice Programs provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, advance racial equity in the administration of justice, assist victims and enhance the rule of law. More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.


OFFICE:  bjs.ojp.gov
CONTACT:  Tannyr Watkins at 202-532-3923 or [email protected]

Date Created: November 30, 2021