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June 30, 2011

New Data Shows Government Still Prioritizing Immigration Prosecutions over Dangerous Crime
By Michele Waslin

Two recent reports by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), a research center out of Syracuse University, confirm that the federal government is prioritizing immigration enforcement over potentially far more dangerous activities, such as gun smuggling. While prosecutions for illegal re-entry are up in criminal courts, prosecutions for weapons-related offenses are down in the last year.

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