Lost in Detention

Graphic: Migrant returns by nationality

Monday, October 17th, 2011 

U.S. deportations continue under the Obama administration, which has set records for removal of undocumented immigrants under its enhanced enforcement policies.

Most deportations to Mexico

This Top 10 countries, after Mexico, that migrants were returned to in 2010.  


Source:U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Enforce Alien Removal Module (EARM), February 2010, Enforcement Case Tracking System (ENFORCE), December 2009


Graphic by Melanie Taube,
Investigative Reporting Workshop