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Miami Herald
July 5, 2018

Feds decided to deport her two decades after her Miami marijuana arrest Read more here:
By David Ovalle


According to data complied by the nonpartisan research center TRAC, between May 2013 and February 2017, over 75 percent of immigration court cases involved people who had only recently arrived to the United States. That coincided with the Obama administration, which faced with gargantuan backlogs prioritized deporting undocumented immigrants who had only recently entered the country. But upon entering office, Trump issued a directive to essentially go after everyone who was in the country illegally. The data from TRAC, which stands for Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, show an uptick in cases against people who have lived in the country at least two years or more. For instance, in March, 43 percent of new immigrant cases brought by DHS involved people who arrived more than two years before. That's a sharp contrast to the last full month of the Obama administration, when only 6 percent of new cases were filed involving people who had been in the country at least two years, according to data from TRAC, which is compiled through Syracuse University. Read more here: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article213819834.html#storylink=cpy


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