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Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law and Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 25-2010
August 14, 2010

The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Law
By Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

Moreover, data from the United States Department of Justice and analyzed by the Syracuse University based Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) shows that the government reported 8,813 new immigration convictions during January 2009, reflecting an 97 percent increase from similar convictions of the same time period in the previous year.181 The TRAC study highlights the spike in immigration convictions, stating that such convictions increased by 219 percent from 2004.182

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