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Deportations near border surged as interior removals dropped

The study of 10 years of deportations - almost 3.7 million of them - showed that despite a focus on immigrants in the interior of the U.S., the vast majority were caught at the border. And those immigrants were much less likely to have committed a crime. ... Read more»

Analyst: Look beyond border apprehension data

As the debate over federal immigration reform ramps up — and the border security component continues to be a major factor — statistics on border apprehensions are often used as a barometer to measure how effective security policies are.... Read more»

Despite mandate, E-Verify checks still spotty

An Arizona law requiring businesses to check every new hire's citizenship is often disregarded and rarely enforced, five years after it took effect and a year after courts upheld it. Many new hires in 2011 were not checked against E-Verify and few employers have been cited. ... Read more»

Did you know?: The INS no longer exists

The folks over at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services wonder why so many people search for "INS" online, when that agency hasn't existed for eight years.... Read more»1

Gimme shelter: Number of Mexican asylum seekers falling

Despite fears that Texas would open its doors to thousands of Mexicans escaping violence at home and seeking a safe haven here, government data shows the number of asylum-seekers from Mexico has actually decreased.... Read more»