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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Record Number Deported in FY2011

“The U.S. deported nearly 400,000 people in the past fiscal year — the largest number of removals in Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s history, the agency’s director said Tuesday. John Morton announced the fiscal 2011 numbers in Washington, saying about 55% of those deported had felony or misdemeanor convictions. Officials said the number of those convicted of crimes was up 89% from 2008. Authorities could not immediately say how many of those crimes related solely to previous immigration violations.” (Detriot Free Press)

Nice message: Look for a better life somewhere else.

FEE Timely Classic
“Interventionism, Immigration, and Nationalism” by Sandy Ikeda