This i don't understand at all. if they commit crimes they should be deported. Illegal immigrants who aren't criminals(besides the illegal part), they provide services to citizens. but criminals on the other hand don't.
I never knew ny protect them till i read this article.
Each was previously deported from the United States, as far back as the 1990s, after being convicted of crimes that involved, for example, drug or weapons offenses.
In the ensuing years, the men returned to the United States illegally, prosecutors said, and were arrested in New York, in some cases for minor transit violations. Those cases were apparently dropped or otherwise not pursued by the authorities, and under New York law, the records were sealed.