Politics & Government

July 30, 2008 4:48 PM

Study credits enforcement for driving illegal immigrants home

More than a million illegal immigrants have fled the country, mostly because increased immigration enforcement has discouraged them from trying to put down roots in the U.S., a study released Wednesday concludes. That brings the illegal immigrant population in the U.S. to 11.2 million, down 11 percent from August 2007 to May 2008, the study said.

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