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Obama Immigration Agency Exaggerating Deportations

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January 4. The surprising size of the discrepancies, the TRAC

appeal said, indicated that either "ICE has been making highly

exaggerated and inaccurate claims about the level of its
enforcement activities," or it is "withholding on a massive scale."

TRAC's appeal emphasized that this was not an inconsequential
bookkeeping problem, noting "that the alleged failure of the

federal government to enforce the immigration laws has been a

hotly debated topic during both the Bush and Obama

administrations."

"Thus, the agency's apparent inability to substantiate the level of

its claimed enforcement activities is a very significant matter," the

appeal continued.

"Indeed it is central to the current public debate on federal

enforcement policy in the ongoing presidential election

campaign."

Recent press accounts credit the Obama Administration, and

President Obama specifically, for ordering the deportation of

more undocumented persons than any other president in US

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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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