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Facing sequester, U.S. released 600 illegal immigrants with criminal records

U.S. immigration officials released more than 600 undocumented immigrants with criminal convictions while the government was bracing for across-the-board spending cuts in 2013, according to a report from the Department of Homeland Security inspector general.

The watchdog determined that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s chief financial office decided to release thousands of detained immigrants in February 2013, hoping to cover part of an expected shortfall with a “sharp and immediate reduction in detention bed space.”

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/08/12/facing-sequester-u-s-released-600-illegal-immigrants-with-criminal-records/

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