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We Could Hit A 10-Year Low In Deportations This Year

Posted on AllSides September 4th, 2016
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Under the Obama administration, deportations could hit a 10-year low. In 2015, the number of deportations fell to its lowest point since President Obama took office. In 2014, pro-immigration lawmakers and activists criticized him for being a “deporter in chief." After Congress failed in passing a comprehensive immigration package (i.e. Gang of Eight Bill), the president decided to go at it alone.The Hill reported that the number of deportations under Obama reached over 400,000 in 2012, but dropped (unsurprisingly) when he issued his executive orders on deferred actions for children...

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