Deportations on the Rise

From this morning’s Washington Post:

Deportations by Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and predecessor agencies:

Fiscal Year Deportations
2002 116,154
2003 145,935
2004 162,014
2005 131,579
2006 186,000

Daily average number of individuals in detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement:

Fiscal Year In Detention
2002 20,282
2003 21,133
2004 22,812
2005 19,718

Notes: The fiscal year ends Sept. 30. Full figures for 2006 were not available, but in September 2006, the daily average in detention was 27,521.

SOURCE: Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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