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Voices in the Street – Speeding Up Deportations


Federal immigration officials notoriously deported more immigrants during president Obama’s two terms then under any president in American history, earning Obama the nickname “Deporter-in-Chief”. And now, President Trump has aspirations to deport even more people. Documents released by the Department of Homeland Security this week revealed Trump’s plans to enlist local police officers as immigration enforcers, erect new detention facilities, discourage asylum seekers and ultimately, speed up deportations. This week, Voices in the Streets hit the streets to ask Bloomington residents if they support effects to deport more people from the United States.

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