U.S. Still Home to 925K ‘Deported’ Illegal Immigrants

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From David Martosko writing at the Daily Mail:

More than 925,000 illegal immigrants are walking the streets of the United States despite government orders for their deportation, according to a new report.

And more than 170,000 of them have been convicted of crimes in the U.S.

Those numbers indicate that nearly 1 in 10 people living in the U.S. illegally have already been ordered to leave, but are defying federal immigration authorities.

The Center for Immigration Studies, a center-right think tank, published the startling statistics on Friday.

The group’s policy studies director, Jessica Vaughan, told The Washington Times that only a tiny fraction of the deported-but-not-departed ‘aliens’ are already in custody.

Read the rest of the story at the Daily Mail.