The Department of Justice on Tuesday touted a “return to the rule of law” in the Trump administration made possible by the president’s immigration orders.
Statistics from the Executive Office of Immigration Review show that both orders for removal by an immigration judge and orders allowing illegal immigrants to leave the country on their own by a certain date are up during the first six months under President Trump compared to the same period in 2016.
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Roughly 50,000 illegal immigrants were ordered by an immigration judge to be deported from the United States by the Department of Homeland Security. This does not mean that all of those immigrants were deported, but that a judge issued such an order. Such orders are often issued when an immigrant
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