Deportations From Arizona Continue To Drop Sharply

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ARIZONA DEPORTATIONS
Undocumented immigrants from El Salvador are boarded on an MD-80 aircraft for a repatriation flight carrying 80 immigrants to their home country at dawn, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 from the Arizona Removal Operations Coordination Center at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operate four to five repatriation flights weekly to El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Shackled violent offenders, minors and women are separated on the flight and are turned | AP/File

When it comes to deportation, Arizona seems to be bucking the overall national trend.

While the number of illegal immigrants deported continues to increase, for the second year in a row fewer people were deported from Arizona.

Read the whole story at Arizona Daily Star

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