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SU's TRAC: ICE deporting more non-citizens than in Bush years

August 03, 2010

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According to a recent report by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), newly released figures from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) show that during the first nine months of fiscal year (FY) 2010, more non-U.S. citizens were removed from the country than during any similar period in the administration of President George W. Bush.

In the first nine months of FY 2010, ICE investigations resulted in the removal of 279,035 individuals compared to 254,763 in the same nine month period during the final year of the Bush administration.

For TRAC’s full report on these removals, visit http://trac.syr.edu/immigration/reports/234.

TRAC is a data gathering, data research and data distribution organization at Syracuse University. The purpose of TRAC is to provide the American people—and institutions of oversight such as Congress, news organizations, public interest groups, businesses, scholars and lawyers—with comprehensive information about staffing, spending and enforcement activities of the federal government.

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