August 18, 2008

Few Turn Themselves in for Self-Deportation

In the first week of the pilot program designed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), only six individuals turned themselves in for self deportation or removal. Only those without criminal records are eligible for the program, which gives them three months to get their affairs in order. ICE estimates that approximately 450,000 individuals are eligible for the program.

To read more about the program, click here.

By Michelle Richart