Audio via @NPR: With New Strategy, Record Number Of Deportations
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2011 was a record year for deportations. During the last federal fiscal year, 396,000 people were removed from the U.S., mostly sent to Latin America.
John Morton heads Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency that identifies people inside the country illegally and prosecutes them.
“We set out to have a year of smart immigration enforcement, and we did just that,” he says.
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