Reporting on the failure of the fifth version of the DREAM Act, The Washington Post’s Shankar Vedantam reported on December 19th:
Whenever Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and other immigrant-rights advocates asked President Obama how a Democratic administration could preside over the greatest number of deportations in any two-year period in the nation’s history, Obama’s answer was always the same.
Vedantam needs to read his own paper. On December 6th, The Washington Post’s Andrew Becker reported:
For much of this year, the Obama administration touted its tougher-than-ever approach to immigration enforcement, culminating in a record number of deportations.
But in reaching 392,862