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Current ICE Removals of Noncitizens Exceed Numbers Under Bush Administration Published: Oct 8, 2010 "Just released figures from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), however, show that during the first nine months of FY 2010, 279,035 non-U.S. citizens were removed from the country as a result of ICE enforcement. This number is ten (10) percent more than the same period during FY 2008 — the last fiscal year of the Bush administration. This
Obama Administration’s Year-One Report Card on Immigration Detention Reform Published: Oct 7, 2010 The National Immigrant Justice Center, Detention Watch Network, and Midwest Coalition for Human Rights have put together a report card grading the Obama administration's year-one progress on proposed immigration detention reforms. In sum, detention reform has been undermined by ICE's over-reliance on penal incarceration practices and by local ICE field
Asylum Statistics for FY 2010 Published: Sep 20, 2010 USCIS has provided asylum statistics through the end of April 2010. USCIS indicates that there are no major changes in the affirmative asylum program statistics although the volume of credible fear referrals is increasing. The following statitics have been provided: Credible Fear Statistics (1KB PDF) Reasonable Fear Statistics (1KB PDF) Monthly
Visa Bulletin for October 2010 Published: Sep 10, 2010 Number 25 Volume IX Washington, D.C. A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1. This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during October. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; the
2009 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics Published: Aug 26, 2010 2009 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics - August 2010 (PDF 112 pages, 4.91 MB) - "The Yearbook is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during the specified fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence, were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis, applied for asylum or refugee status, or were
Deportation by Default: Mental Disability, Unfair Hearings, and Indefinite Detention Published: Jul 26, 2010 Human Rights Watch has released a 98-page report that documents the plight of mentally ill immigrants that are caged in the immigration detention system. The report is entitled Deportation by Default: Mental Disability, Unfair Hearings, and Indefinite Detention. The following is a synapses: "This 98-page report says that immigrants with mental
ICE launches Secure Communities strategy in 24 additional north Texas counties Uses biometrics to prioritize immigration enforcement actions against convicted criminal aliens Published: Jul 10, 2010 DALLAS - On Wednesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began using a new biometric information sharing capability in 24 additional northeast Texas counties that helps federal immigration officials identify aliens, both lawfully and unlawfully present in the United States, who are booked into local law enforcement's custody for a crime.
An Analysis of Potential DREAM Act Beneficiaries Published: Jul 9, 2010 DREAM vs. Reality: An Analysis of Potential DREAM Act Beneficiaries "Slightly more than 2.1 million unauthorized immigrant youth and young adults could be eligible to apply for legal status under the DREAM Act legislation pending in Congress, according to a new Migration Policy Institute analysis that offers the most recent and detailed estimates of