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Immigrant detention and deportation

Immigrant detention and deportation

The U.S. deports over 300,000 people annually and holds approximately 400,000 people in immigrant detention facilities across the country at an annual cost of over $2 billion.  

AFSC works to stop detention and deportation, which tears families and communities apart. We work to create fair immigration policies that protect human rights, provide a path to citizenship, and address the root causes of migration so that those most brutally impacted by economic hardship are not further punished.

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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.