713 Refugees Kicked Out Of America In 10 Years For Violent Crime

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A growing number of refugees are getting deported from the United States for aggravated felonies which include homicides, sex crimes, drug crimes and assaults.

According to a report from WSB-TV News, 1,033 refugees have been deported between 2003 and 2013. Of them, 713 were deported for aggravated felonies.

Bosnian refugees, a consequence of the conflict in the region in the 1990s were among the group more frequently deported as 247 of them came from Bosnia. Ukraine is second with 77, according to the report.

Only two of those deported in the 10 year period came from Syria but those numbers only go until 2013. In September, President Obama announced the United States would accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2015.