According to new figures released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Obama administration has deported a record number of illegal immigrants for the third year in a row. Yesterday, The Takeaway spoke to Frontline correspondent Maria Hinojosa about an investigation into detention centers and deportation proceedings. She explained that some of the individuals picked up by immigration enforcement are, in fact, legal immigrants with green cards.
Today, The New York Times broke the news that the Obama administration's immigration enforcement strategy is also sweeping up hundreds of American citizens, along with immigrants Hinojosa described. Thousands of immigrants related to U.S. citizens are also being detained. Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for The New York Times, talks about the story she wrote for the paper.