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Deportations to Baja California dropped dramatically last year, although the state still gets more deportees than any other. Deportations to Baja California fell from 232,000 in 2009 to 145,000 last year to 110,000 so far this year. Table of deportations by state.
Tamaulipas was in second place, receiving 106,279 deportees.
Migration from Mexico to the United States has dropped dramatically in recent years, and the deportation figures show that. Deportations fell from 601,000 in 209,000 to 318,000 so far this year.
Baja California, tired of having to deal with so many deportees, has pushed for them to be sent elsewhere, and Tamaulipas appears to have been on the receiving end. Deportations to Chihuahua state may be low because of the violence there, although many migrants have been killed in Tamaulipas.
Story, Frontera (PDF).
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Source: National Migration Institute, via Frontera