The arrest, detention and deportation of [undocumented] immigrants is higher than at any time in U.S. history with more than 2.3 million individuals deported in the last five years.
The government’s immigration enforcement efforts — detention — is now the fastest growing incarceration system in the U.S.
With illegal border crossings down significantly over the past couple of years, enforcement efforts of [undocumented] border crossing has turned more forcefully to the interior and the communities where millions of undocumented immigrants live, once again sparking the debate over comprehensive immigration reform.
“Aqui y Ahora” Correspondent Tifani Roberts tells us how Obama’s policy has separated hundreds of thousands of families and how an investigation shows the other side of deportations.
HT: Detention Watch
Tuesday, 11 October 2011