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2024 migrant deportations exceed 2019 peak by 50%: Report

Posted on AllSides April 25th, 2024
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Court-ordered deportations have increased 50% over 2019’s peak removals in the first half of the 2024 fiscal year with Biden’s expansion of immigration judges, a new report finds.

In the first half of this fiscal year, 136,623 immigrants already living in the U.S. were deported or ordered deportation, according to Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse.

It was also discovered only 20% of immigrants filing for an asylum application were ordered to be removed.

Deportations by location

The largest removal has been in New York City, where just under 11,000...

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