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Memo shows Obama team obstructed deportation cases

Article author: 
Paul Bedard
Article publisher: 
Washington Examiner
Article date: 
October 10, 2017
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

A newly obtained memo shows that a top Obama legal office interfered with key immigration investigators in deportation cases, bolstering a congressional charge that the government was losing half of those legal cases on purpose, according to an immigration reform group

The 2013 memo from former Immigration and Customs Enforcement deputy legal adviser Riah Ramlogan required that prosecutors get permission from her office before putting ICE agents on the stand in courtrooms...