Bogus deportation statistics released by Obama angers lawmakers

From Examiner.com:
President Barack Obama’s Homeland Security Department officials released a report that claims Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported a record number of illegal immigrants in the last fiscal year, including an “unprecedented number of convicted illegals with criminal records.” However, a closer look at the figures reveals the report is bogus, according to the lawmaker in-charge of immigration oversight.
In the 2011 fiscal year which ended last month, ICE officials claim they deported more than 396,000 illegal immigrants nationwide — the largest number in the agency’s history, ICE officials said in a statement released yesterday. Of these, nearly 55 percent or more than 216,000 of the people deported were convicted of felonies or misdemeanors — an 89 percent increase since FY 2008 when George W. Bush was president.

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