Immigration Law

The U.S. Deportation System: Trends from a Decade of Data

"MPI Report Offers Most Detailed Analysis Yet of U.S. Deportation System under DHS; Examines Criminality, Origin, Gender & More of Deportees

Men Account for 91% of All Deportees in 2003-2013; Deportations Disproportionately Target Mexicans and Central Americans

The report also finds that there would have been about 191,000 fewer removals during the period surveyed if DHS had strictly adhered to the guidelines it issued in 2010 and 2011 for exercising discretion not to deport certain people who fall outside established enforcement priority categories.

The report can be downloaded at: www.migrationpolicy.org/research/deportation-and-discretion-reviewing-record-and-options-change." - MPI, Oct. 16, 2014.