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Drunk Driving and Deportations

A Helicopter and two boats of the U.S. Customs...

Drinking and driving is never a good idea, but if you happen to be an illegal immigrant a DUI charge can mean more than just fines.

According to the Associated Press, drunk driving-related deportations have nearly tripled from 10,851 cases in 2008 to 28,635 in the fiscal year ending September, 2010. Another 13,028 illegal aliens were deported for other serious traffic violations – three times the 4,527 offenders deported in 2008.  If this trend continues, drunk driving may surge [Read the full post. . .]