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Immigrant detention and deportation

Immigrant detention and deportation

Every year, the U.S. deports over 300,000 people and imprisons an estimated 400,000 individuals in immigrant detention facilities across the country, costing taxpayers over $2 billion annually.  

AFSC works to stop detention and deportation, which tears families apart and and harm all of our communities. Joining with immigrant-led efforts across the U.S., we advocate for fair and humane immigration policies that welcome and respect the dignity of all people. 

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Know your rights as an immigrant at home, work, on the street, in detention, and more. Web and print versions available in English and Spanish.  

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Action alert

The Trump administration has signaled that it may end TPS—a move that would be the latest in a series of cruel attacks on immigrants that would rip apart families and hurt communities across the U.S.