“About 300,000, or less than 3 percent of the 11 million undocumented, have committed felonies. (The proportion of felons in the overall population was an estimated 6 percent in 2010.” NYT Upshot with some numbers and data to describe the reality about illegal immigrants in the United States.

+ “He’s more American than most of us standing here, because he did pick up arms to defend this country.” ABC News: A veteran is fighting deportation after 2 tours in Afghanistan.

+ WaPo: Thousands of ICE detainees claim they were forced into labor, a violation of anti-slavery laws.