Saturday, September 10, 2011

More Deportations of "Criminals," and Fewer of "Undocumented People Who Are Merely Living Their Lives in the United States"

That's how the Huffington Post summarizes statements made by Department of Homeland Security head, Janet Napolitano, last week about the new Obama Administration policy that reevaluates pending deportation cases to focus on aliens convicted of crimes. Of course, when immigration law sets the bar so low for defining an "aggravated felony" (including some actual misdemeanors with no active jail time) it begs the question who the government will consider a true "criminal" who is a danger to society.

Read more about Napolitano's comments here.

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