detention centers http://blog.wlrn.org en Because Of Budget Cuts, U.S. Releases Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants http://blog.wlrn.org/post/because-budget-cuts-us-releases-hundreds-illegal-immigrants The U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) says it released several hundred detainees in an effort to prepare for the across-the-board budget cuts scheduled to go into effect March 1. More people may be released in the coming days.<p>"In order to make the best use of our limited detention resources in the current fiscal climate and to manage our detention population under current congressionally mandated levels, ICE has directed field offices to review the detained population to ensure it is in line with available funding," Gillian M. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:45:20 +0000 editor 10022 at http://blog.wlrn.org Because Of Budget Cuts, U.S. Releases Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants