There are two types of people who are intimately familiar with the practice of "catch and release"-fishermen and border-control agents. The office within the Dept. of Homeland Security responsible for detentions and removals has 18,500 detention beds. Of those, 16,800 are reserved for criminals and others who urgently have to be detained. Those beds are overwhelmed, since so many criminal aliens attempt to make it into the U.S.
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