Obama administration sets deportation record: 409,849

usatoday.com — Story Highlights Deportations under Obama have risen in each of his four years in office 55% of people deported in 2012 were convicted of a felony or misdemeanor All but 4% of deportees were in high-priority categories U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton said his agents are deporting more criminals than ever before.