|(26 Jan 2012)
The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during October 2011 the Department of Homeland Security's efforts to enforce immigration and customs laws accounted for 59% of all federal criminal prosecutions.
The government reported 8,038 new prosecutions for these DHS matters as compared with a total of 13,628 from all sources.
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