Less Illegal Immigrants in Arizona Now Compared to 2008

The size of Arizona's undocumented-immigrant population has dropped significantly in recent years and is now near its lowest level in a decade, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security. Experts say the the primary factor behind the exodus was the lack of jobs during the recession, but tighter border enforcement and tough immigration laws also played a role.
March 26, 2012

The size of Arizona's undocumented-immigrant population has dropped significantly in recent years and is now near its lowest level in a decade, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security. Experts say the the primary factor behind the exodus was the lack of jobs during the recession, but tighter border enforcement and tough immigration laws also played a role.

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