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DHS Coughs Up Shocking Report On Visa Overstays

The report doesn’t cover the entire visa system, and does not address how many overstays are estimated to be in the country. That number could easily be in the millions.

“Clearly, our immigration controls are not sufficient to protect Americans,” Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies, said in a statement regarding the report Wednesday. “These Scofflaws are encouraged by the Obama administration’s appalling neglect of interior enforcement and overly generous visa policies.”

DHS put a positive spin on the report by noting that the 500,000 number is a tiny fraction of the nearly 45 million people in the country whose visas expired in 2015.

Administration officials will be questioned about the report at a Senate immigration subcommittee hearing Wednesday afternoon.

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