Mary Giovagnoli, Director of the Immigration Policy Center at the American Immigration Council,...
Innocent Until Proven Immigrant" - Wisconsin Joins Secure Communities
Published on Sat, Feb 05, 2011
According to an Immigration Policy Center report, around 30% of those deported through the program between Oct. 2009 - Sept. 2010 were non-criminals. Other Immigration and Customs Enforcement sources have placed the number at almost half of those arrested. Previous efforts to focus on high-level criminals have seen Immigration and Customs Enforcement arresting and likely deporting up to 83% of folks convicted of minor traffic violations or no crime at all, says IPC.
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