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Eric Holder talks crime in Haiti – Associated Press – POLITICO.com


Hundreds of thousands of people from Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico and other nations have been deported to homelands they barely know since the Congress mandated in 1996 that every non-citizen sentenced to a year or more in prison be booted from the country upon release. “With regard to deportees, I think what we need to do is make sure that we give as much notice as we possibly can before people are to be released and deported from the United States,” Holder told reporters. “As we increase the more general capacity, law enforcement capacity, security capacity of the nations of Caricom, they will be in a much better position to deal with these deportees from the United States.”  – POLITICO.com.

 

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