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The Sentinel.com
July 16, 2010

Border Roundup: First court hearing on SB 1070; migrant deaths rise
By Curtis Prendergast

Federal prosecutions of immigrants soared to new levels this spring, as the Obama administration continued an aggressive enforcement strategy championed under President George W. Bush, according to a new study released Thursday. The 4,145 cases referred to federal prosecutors in March and April was the largest number for any two-month stretch since the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency was created five years ago, the Syracuse University-based Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse found. They ranged from misdemeanor illegal entry to prosecutions of immigrants with criminal records.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, Syracuse University
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