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Video by @Univision: Immigration detention = fastest growing incarceration in US

October 5, 2011


The arrest, detention and deportation of [undocumented] immigrants is higher than at any time in U.S. history with more than 2.3 million individuals deported in the last five years.

The government’s immigration enforcement efforts — detention — is now the fastest growing incarceration system in the U.S.

With illegal border crossings down significantly over the past couple of years, enforcement efforts of [undocumented] border crossing has turned more forcefully to the interior and the communities where millions of undocumented immigrants live, once again sparking the debate over comprehensive immigration reform.

“Aqui y Ahora” Correspondent Tifani Roberts tells us how Obama’s policy has separated hundreds of thousands of families and how an investigation shows the other side of deportations.

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