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The Korea Times
December 17, 2015

Number of Korean immigrants facing deportation on decline
By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff


The number of Koreans on trial for deportation by U.S. immigration authorities have been decreasing five years in a row. According to a recent data from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) research center at Syracuse University, there were 819 Koreans under trial in the country as of Sept. 30. That was a 110 percent decrease since 2010, when 1,718 Koreans were on trial. By state, California came out on top with 282 immigrants, followed by New Jersey (111), New York (101), Virginia (83) and Texas (45). According to data, 80.6 percent of people put on trial 660 of them were accused of violating immigration laws, while 159 were facing charges of criminal offense.


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