Deportations Rising

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Deportations by Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and predecessor agencies:

Fiscal YearDeportations
2002116,154
2003145,935
2004162,014
2005131,579
2006186,000

Daily average number of individuals in detention by Immigration and Customs Enforcement:

Fiscal YearIn Detention
200220,282
200321,133
200422,812
200519,718

Notes: The fiscal year ends Sept. 30. Full figures for 2006 were not available, but in September 2006, the daily average in detention was 27,521.

SOURCE: Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


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