60% of Deportees Since 2014 Had No Criminal Record

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In 2014, President Obama said immigration officials would make it a priority to deport immigrants who had committed serious crimes. “We’re going to keep focusing enforcement resources on actual threats to our security,” Obama said. "Felons, not families. Criminals, not children. Gang members, not a mom who’s working hard to provide for her kids.” Data detailing over 300,000 deportations since Obama’s speech, show that has not been the case, the Marshall Project Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!