Thursday, January 23, 2014



IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau



U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)




[full-text, 8 pages]


This report presents information on the apprehension, detention, return, and removal of foreign nationals in Fiscal Year 2012.


Key findings in this report include:


• CBP determined 194,000 foreign nationals were inadmissible.

• DHS apprehended 643,000 foreign nationals; 70 percent were citizens of Mexico.

• ICE detained approximately 478,000 foreign nationals, an all-time high.

• 230,000 foreign nationals were returned to their home countries without a removal order.

• DHS removed 419,000 foreign nationals from the United States.2 The leading countries of origin for those removed were Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.

• Expedited removal orders accounted for 163,000, or 39 percent, of all removals.

• Reinstatements of final orders accounted for 149,000, or 36 percent, of all removals.

• ICE removed 199,000 known criminal aliens from the United States, an all-time high.3




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