Alıntı Lamar Smith to DHS Chief: Obama ‘Inflates’ Deportation Numbers (VIDEO)

By Alissa Tabirian

A Texas congressman sharply disputed claims of record deportations of illegal immigrants on President Obama’s watch when the new secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, appeared for a House hearing.

The administration is “inflating” deportation statistics, so they are “inaccurate,” Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) told Johnson during the hearing last week.

“The administration has been making a sales pitch that they are deporting or removing record numbers of individuals compared to previous administrations,” Smith said in the Feb. 26 confrontation. In fact, interior deportations by prior Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) standards actually are “down 40 percent since Devamını oku…

Kaynak: Heritage Foundation