How Sequestration Could Impact the Immigration System

The impact of the looming federal budgets cuts appears to be trickling down to immigration enforcement. On March 1, the country will undergo what's being called "sequestration": across-the-board budget cuts adding up to $1.2 trillion over 10 years. In response, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is already taking steps to reduce its spending. Several hundred lower-priority immigration detainees have been released from facilities across the country over the past several days. They were...Full Story
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