Report Says White House Didn’t OK Immigrant Releases
WASHINGTON (AP) — An oversight report says government officials decided to release more than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013, strictly for budget reasons. And they didn't tell Homeland Security about the plan.
Homeland Security's inspector general says the lack of communication led the Obama administration to wrongly deny for weeks that 2,228 immigrants facing deportation had been released.
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