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American Immigration Council
April 28, 2016

Hearing on Criminal Aliens Released by the Department of Homeland Security Submitted to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

According to Justice Department data analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), immigration prosecutions “reached an all-time high” in FY 2013 with 97,384 (53,789 for “illegal entry” and 37,346 for “il- legal re-entry”). This marks an increase of 367 percent over the number of prosecutions 10 years earlier. Between FY 2005-2012, a “total of 208,939 people were processed through Operation Streamline,” which represents 45 percent of the 463,051 immigration- related prosecutions in Southwest border districts during this time period......[Citing TRAC research].

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