Originally Posted by i_went_poopie
The 396,906 figure is a record, not by much but a record. A total of 392,862 people were deported in 2010 a difference of around 1% but still more. According to ICE almost 390,000 people were deported the year before that. Those are good numbers.
From President Obama….
"The statistics are actually a little deceptive because what we've been doing is, with the stronger border enforcement, we've been apprehending folks at the borders and sending them back. That is counted as a deportation, even though they may have only been held for a day or 48 hours, sent back – that's counted as a deportation. "
I’ll agree that this part is a bit deceptive but the fact that they are working the border apprehending people and sending them back is something that should make you guys on the right pretty happy. Had this been a Bush initiative I am sure your header would have been different and Stud’s reply as well. I get that you want to complain about President Obama but you chose a poor subject here.
To quote Stud, "maybe that's why he's so supportive of not enforcing illegal immigration laws." Nice line but not accurate.
IWP the initial post about his uncle is pretty much a waste of time anyway. That's like blaming Bush for his brother Neil's involvement in the savings and loan debacle. Relatives are relatives and have little to do with how I or most people look at President Obama. Yours was just a post designed to bitch about something Obama really.