"In deportation proceedings initiated during July - September 2011 by the
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the nation's 50 plus
Immigration Courts, only 7,378 individuals — just 13.8 percent of the
total — were charged with having engaged in criminal activities...
The Obama administration says it is deporting a record number of criminals. The truth, however, is more complicated — and the administration’s
rhetoric may be influenced by the political tightrope it’s walking as it
tries simultaneously to please Latinos and independent voters....