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Resource ID: #20163
Subject: Immigration
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Date: Jan. 15


In the year after Sept. 11, the US government increased the deportation of people from Muslim nations, as it eased up on illegal immigrants from Mexico and other countries. The largest percentage increases in deportations last year were for citizens in Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Yemen, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Algeria and Saudi Arabia. Deportations to Mexico fell 24 percent.

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