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May 10, 2016

Punjab to Peoria: Arizona had most Indian deportation cases in 2015
By Lauren Clark

They come across the Arizona border in search of a better life, hundreds of them every year, leaving behind a native country where they no longer feel safe. India. Arizona leads the nation in the number of deportation hearings for immigrants from India, according to an analysis of Department of Homeland Security data by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. It showed that there were 709 deportation hearings for Indians in the first quarter 2016 alone, after 1,185 such cases in 2015. The 2016 numbers were more than twice the nearest states: Texas with 308 deportation hearings in the first quarter and California with 304.

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