Deportation orders have jumped 31 percent this year compared to last year, according to numbers released by the Justice Department.
The numbers, released Tuesday, are an indication President Trump is carrying out his pledge to get tough on illegal immigrants.
From February 1 to the end of July, there were 57,069 illegal immigrants who were either deported or left voluntarily. That’s a 31 percent increase from the same time period last year, when there were 43,595 deportations or self-deportations.
At the same time, those allowed to stay in the U.S. declined by 21 percent, the figures showed. Read more at Fox News.