The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
DEPORTATION FLIGHTS — An obscure division of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operates hundreds of flights each year to remove immigrants. Deportation flights are big business: The U.S. government has spent $1 billion on these flights in the last decade, and the Trump administration is seeking to raise ICE’s budget for charter flights by 30 percent. By Nomaan Merchant and Angeliki Kastanis. 900 words, photos, video.