Report shows sharp drop in deportations, immigration arrests under Biden
Over the past year under the Biden administration, immigration enforcement arrests in the U.S.
Have sharply dropped.
Enforcement priorities have shifted to focus on people in the country without legal status who have committed serious crimes involving felonies.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) annual report showed that arrests dropped by nearly 40 percent from the previous year.
Total deportations have fallen to the lowest in history, down to nearly 70 percent.
ICE reported that its Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations arrested 74,082 noncitizens,
A mix between people referred to the agency by Customs and Border Protection and some people that were detained at large in the country.