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Latest Prosecutorial Discretion Statistics: Only 1.9% Received Favorable Exercise
Published: Jul 24, 2012
TRAC has come out with the latest statistics from the Obama administration's prosecutorial discretion intiative from last year's Morton memo.
Here is what they found:
As of June 28, 2012 a total of 5,684 cases were closed under a special Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) program announced in August 2011. The stated goal of the program is to
Obama Administration's next target may be Sanctuary Cities
Published: Jul 11, 2012
It has been reported that ICE Director John Morton has asked Attorney General Holder to take legal action against Cook County, Illinois for their failure to deliver undocumented immigrants to ICE for deportation. Cook County currently is not utilizing the Secure Communities fingerprint sharing (a.k.a. racial profiling) program.
Director Morton has stated
Morton Memo II: Deferred Action Promised to DREAMers
Published: Jun 15, 2012
By now you've probably heard about the big announcement coming from the Obama administration that they intend to exercise prosecutorial discretion on behalf of DREAMers.
The most recent memorandum is dated today (June 15, 2012), and can be read in its entirety here.
Here are the criteria for consideration:
The individual must have:
• Come to the United