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Thursday, December 19th, 2013

More than 368K deported from U.S. in fiscal year 2013

The Obama administration on Thursday announced that it deported 368,644 undocumented immigrants from the country during the 2013 fiscal year.

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

House resolution to test support for immigration reform

Democratic Texas House members on Wednesday filed an immigration resolution that could serve as a litmus test for Republican support for reforms being suggested at the national level.

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Border apprehension data doesn’t tell the whole story

As the debate over federal immigration reform ramps up — and the border security component continues to be a major factor — statistics on border apprehensions are often used as a barometer to measure how effective security...

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