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Immigration arrests, deportations surge in Chicago

Immigration arrests, deportations surge in Chicago
Immigration arrests, surge in

Numbers of the immigrants arrested in Chicago surged in of the , compared to the same period last year, a new data revealed on Thursday.

Data from the (ICE) revealed about a 30 per cent increase in Chicago arrests and deportations compared with the end of the , Xinhua reported.

ICE arrested 4,503 immigrants in Chicago between January and the end of June.

According to data, 2,725 were deported. Figures in the preceding months, in 2016, were significantly lower for both arrests of undocumented immigrants and what the agency called “removals.”

The Justice Department this week revealed that federal immigration courts ordered 57,069 people to leave the US in the first six months of the administration, a jump of nearly 31 per cent nationally compared with the same period last year.

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