Deportation Costs $12,500 Per Person

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Deputy Director Kumar Kibble has announced that cost at a House subcommittee hearing. The hearing focused on whether the Obama Administration is doing enough to round up people working illegally in the U.S. ICE deported almost 393,000 people from the US in 2010, an alltime record. At $12,500 per person the cost to remove them was almost $5 billion. (cns)

Written by: Harlan York

Immigration Attorney Harlan York is Former Chair, Immigration Section, NJ State Bar Association and Former Co-Chair, NY State Bar Association CFLS Immigration Committee. Mr. York appeared on National Television on CBS This Morning with Charlie Rose and Primer Impacto on Univision, as well as Telemundo, NBC, and PBS. He was honored as First Ever Immigration Lawyer of The Year in NJ by Best Lawyers.

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