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California judge orders release of illegal immigrants

A federal judge in California has ruled the Obama Administration's detention of mothers and their children who were caught crossing the border illegally should be released, in another apparent setback to the president's immigration policy.

Op-Ed: By law, U.S. must lock up 34,000 undocumented immigrants daily

Under the administration of President Barack Obama, the U.S. has deported over two million undocumented immigrants. Most of these people spent time behind bars, with only a few facing criminal charges. The majority were detained on immigration charges.

Op-Ed: Why Are There Detention Centers In the US?

Why does the United States have detention camps set up throughout it's mainland? Is the threat of civil unrest so high that these camps are considered a necessary evil? What is going on?

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Operation Cross Check in northern Virginia  U.S.
March 18  2013
Operation Cross Check in northern Virginia, U.S. March 18, 2013
Screen shot from video filmed in May  showing the inside of one of Texas  ICE Family Detention Cente...
Screen shot from video filmed in May, showing the inside of one of Texas' ICE Family Detention Centers. This is one of the classrooms.