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Immigration Advocates Want Human Rights Monitors to Oversee U.S. Deportations

Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times “Immigrant advocates on Monday asked international human rights monitors to step in and oversee the Obama administration’s deportation policies, saying the U.S. is violating international standards both in how it detains people and who it choo
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Controversial Quota Drives Immigration Detention Boom

Nick Miroff, The Washington Post “In the past five years, Homeland Security officials have jailed record numbers of immigrants, driven by a little-known congressional directive known on Capitol Hill as the “bed mandate.” Full Story
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Congress’ Illegal-Immigration Quota Costs $2 Billion a Year

William Selway and Margaret Newkirk, Businessweek “Keeping all those illegal immigrants behind bars costs $120 a day per inmate, or $2 billion a year. Congress has twice rebuffed White House budget requests to cut the quota so ICE can turn to less costly measures, such as ankle
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