By Ann Brown
Trump is all immigration talk. But the fact is under the Obama administration, more people were deported in the same about of time in office. According to an Axios report, deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials surpassed 385,000 each year between fiscal 2009 and 2011. That surpasses Trump’s numbers.
Although, as Obama’s second term was coming to an end, in fiscal 2015 and 2016, deportations fell below 250,000 people per year.
Now as Biden is running for office, many are questioning him on him and Obama’s immigration policies.
“Biden needs to be accountable,” Joe Enriquez Henry, vice president of the Midwestern region of League of United Latin American Citizens, told Politico. “Biden needs to make it clear, if he wants to be president, that he has compassion and understanding and he needs to ask for forgiveness.”
In fact, some immigration advocacy groups labeled then-President Barack Obama as the “deporter in chief” during his bid for reelection in 2012.
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