Since 2008, the Obama administration has deported over 1 million illegal immigrants, the highest number in six decades. However, this crackdown has not only affected illegal immigrants. A new investigation into the Secure Communities program finds that hundreds of American citizens have been detained because immigration officials thought they were illegal immigrants.
Julia Preston is national immigration correspondent for our partner The New York Times, who has been reporting on this investigation.
Antonio Montejano spent two extra nights in jail on an immigration order despite the fact that he is an American citizen.