WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration set a record high amount of deportations this year after immigrants were either arrested for breaking traffic or immigration laws or driving drunk.
This fiscal year, the U.S. has deported 393,000 people.
Huffington Post Reports:
President Barack Obama regularly says his administration is enforcing immigration laws more wisely than his predecessor by focusing on arresting the “worst of the worst.” He promised in his 2008 presidential campaign to focus immigration enforcement on dangerous criminals. As recently as May 10, Obama said in a speech in El Paso, Texas, that his administration was focused on violent offenders and not families or “folks who are looking to scrape together an income.”