Deportations By ICE Dropped In Last Fiscal Year

Law360, New York (December 22, 2015, 8:16 PM ET) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out fewer deportations in the 2015 fiscal year compared with the year before, according to statistics released by the agency on Tuesday, although the government also emphasized an uptick in interior removals of criminals.

During the 2015 fiscal year, ICE conducted 235,413 removals, representing about a 25 percent decrease from the 315,943 removals carried out by the agency in fiscal year 2014. The figures were contained in a report issued by the agency, which said that 98 percent of the…

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