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DHS Immigration Releases Total 2,000

The Homeland Security Department released from its jails more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March, The Associated Press has learned.

The newly disclosed figures, cited in internal budget documents reviewed by the AP, are significantly higher than the "few hundred" illegal immigrants the Obama administration acknowledged this week had been released under the budget-savings process.

The government documents show that Immigrations and Customs Enforcement or ICE released roughly 1,000 illegal immigrants from its jails around the U.S. each week since at least Feb. 15. The agency's field offices have reported more than 2,000 immigrants released before intense criticism this week led to a temporary shutdown of the plan, according to the documents.

Source: AP. Read full article. (link)

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  • ThatSkepticGuy||

    If the sky will not fall because of the sequester, then Obama will MAKE it fall, DO YOU HEAR ME, SON OF JOR-EL?!

  • Acosmist||

    When did they even round them up? Or was that specifically so they could release them?

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