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President: Calendar Year

president: The number of Europeans deported this federal fiscal year from the United States could surpass last fiscal year's total, according to figures provided to The Associated Press by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to The Chronicle Herald. From Oct. 2, 2016 through June 24, more than 1,300 Europeans have been removed, compared with 1,450 during all of federal fiscal year 2016 the last under President Barack Obama. But now they're starting to realize they are not immune to President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, and they're worried. The agency didn't provide estimates broken down by calendar year. In Chicago, Polish and Irish community groups say they're seeing inquiries about immigration and citizenship-related services surge as people seek legal protections. In San Jose, California, an HIV-positive Russian asylum seeker faces possible deportation after overstaying his visa. ( As reported in the news.