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Obama Immigration Agency Exaggerating Deportations

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however, TRAC's analysis of this limited case-by-case

information provided found vast discrepancies. Among them:

ICE statements claimed almost five times more individual

apprehensions than revealed in the data, as well as 24 times
more individuals deported and 34 times more detentions.

Those records were provided to TRAC by Immigration and

Customs Enforcement (ICE), part of the Department of

Homeland Security (DHS), under the Freedom of Information

Act (FOIA).

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When the PBS series, "Frontline," did an hour-long piece on the
immigration situation in the US today, a White House

immigration spokesperson confirmed that the Obama

Administration is deporting 400,000 people every year and

racking up the largest number of deportations of any president in

American history

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TRAC says, "Details about the vast differences between the

agency activities documented by the data and its public

statements are laid out in a FOIA appeal filed by TRAC on

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William Fisher has managed economic development programs in the Middle East and elsewhere for the US State Department and the US Agency for International Development. He served in the international affairs area in the Kennedy Administration and now (more...)
 

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