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Self-Deportation: A Guide

During NBC's GOP Debate, Mitt Romney talked about how self-deportation was part of his strategy for dealing with illegal immigration. We break that down for you.

Posted on January 23, 2012, at 10:38 p.m. ET

Edited to add: Self-deportation is a policy that looks to make conditions for undocumented workers so tough that their best course of action is to return home. The term "self-deportation" is absurd.

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