Immigration enforcement, prosecutions up sharply

The World

The rate of federal prosecutions is at an all-time high, showing an increase of nine percent since last year. According to a new study by Syracuse University’s TRAC project, this increase is primarily related to an increase in arrests of immigration violators. We talk with John Schwartz of The New York Times and Valeria Fern-ndez of the Feet in 2 Worlds Program about the increase, and what it signifies for the Obama administration’s stance towards immigration reform.

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