Oct 18, 2011

Immigration Crackdown: Record Deportations Tear Families Apart

Witness for Peace: "This year a record 393,000 immigrants have been deported by the Obama Administration. That means that since President Obama took office, there have been nearly 1.5 million immigrants deported.

... More and more, those deported are people who have spent significant amounts of time in the US. They leave spouses and children behind without knowing how and when they will be able to see them. When deportation figures are released, it is hard to not be startled by the high numbers. It is even harder to not be angered when you start to think about how many families have had their entire lives interrupted and affected by the deportation of a loved one." read more

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