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Non-Violent Immigration Prosecutions Have Increased, New Data Reveals


Federal immigration prosecutions rose to record high levels in 2009, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC). The federal government’s shift in resources has meant more serious criminals involved in drugs, weapons, and organized crime face a lower probability of prosecution. The number of immigration prosecutions has continued to increase and now make up 54 percent of all federal criminal prosecutions.