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A Trump hotline to report illegal aliens has been flooded with the other kind of aliens


Yesterday, Homeland Security's newly created Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office launched a support hotline for victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants (or illegal aliens). 

Phones are already ringing off the hook. But not with the aliens the administration may have been expecting. Instead, pranksters have flooded the lines with calls about space aliens, BuzzFeed reports.

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An ICE spokesperson said the hotline had been "tied up by hoax callers" that were preventing people from receiving the help they need.

The automated hotline urges callers not to report crimes through that number, but to call local law enforcement. 

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A Trump hotline to report illegal aliens has been flooded with the other kind of aliens

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