About 77 percent of the 327,577 illegal aliens caught along the Mexican border by U.S. Customs and Border Protection during fiscal 2011 were not prosecuted, according to government data analyzed by the office of Rep. John Culberson.

The Texas Republican, whose district includes parts of Houston, submitted a document containing the data for the record at a Wednesday hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. …

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