DHS To Release Detainees Amid Budget Cuts, Reducing Immigrant Population Behind Bars

(MintPress) – Federal immigration authorities announced plans to release several hundred detainees this week, a cost-cutting measure introduced as a means to save money for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The debate surrounding the release of both documented and undocumented immigrants has focused on an economic dollars-and-cents savings for the U.S. government ahead of […]