RELEASES - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Report: White House didn’t OK immigrant releases <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Report: White House didn’t OK immigrant releases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T18:11:42.86-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 were released strictly for budget reasons by immigration agency officials who kept the homeland security secretary in the dark about the plan, according to a federal watchdog’s report. This lack of communication led the Obama administration to wrongly deny for weeks that 2,228 immigrants facing deportation had been released, according to the report Tuesday from the Homeland Security Department’s inspector general. It also said of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582923632014-08-13T18:11:42.86-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T18:11:42.86-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:11:42 MDT