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Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems
April 2010

A Matter of Interpretation: How the Language Barrier and the Trend of Criminalizing Illegal Immigration Caused a Deprivation of Due Process Following the Agriprocessors, Inc. Raids

n79 Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University, DHS-Immigration Criminal Enforcement Trends Table, http://trac.syr.edu/tracins/highlights/v04/dhstrends.html (last visited Mar. 26, 2010). Under President Clinton, 17,100 was the greatest number of undocumented aliens prosecuted on criminal charges. Id.; see also Legomsky, supra note 71 at 479-80 (In fiscal year 2004, immigration-related criminal cases rose by 65% from the previous year. Actual prosecutions of those crimes rose by 82% and convictions rose by 70%. The result is that "immigration cases are now the largest single category of federal prosecutions, accounting for 32% of the annual total").

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