This Is Why Eva Longoria is Saddened By Obama's Deportation Policy

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According to the Department of Homeland Security, the Obama administration deports approximately 400,000 immigrants per year.

While Eva Longoria was a huge supporter in President Obama's reelection campaign, she says she is saddened by this information.

"It is saddening to see those numbers," Longoria told The Huffington Post. "They are at an all time high. I think the Secure Communities program has proven to be not as effective at zeroing in on the 'bad guys,' if you will."

Longoria also mentioned the group of DREAMers who were brought here as children.

"I think that's one of the greatest tragedies," Longoria said. "Educating these kids who came here by no fault of their own -- educating them, preparing them, investing in them and then throwing them out of our country when they could be a great natural resource. We should be capitalizing on this group that we've already invested in."

Watch her interview with HuffPost Live in its entirety below:

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