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Justice in the shadows | Part 1 — Secret criminals

Many freed criminals avoid deportation, strike again

The vast and secretive US prison system for immigrants, stymied when it tries to deport some criminals, has quietly released thousands, including killers, a Globe investigation shows.

The government is quietly releasing dangerous illegal immigrants to US streets. (Video by Bill Greene/Globe Staff, produced by Leanne Burden Seidel/Globe Staff)

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