The state’s Population Management Plan for its prison system would commute the sentences of 300 inmates eligible for deportation by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for the 2009-2010 fiscal year and 600 additional inmates each fiscal year through 2015, for an estimated total numbering 3,300 deportations over the next six years.

The deportation plan was presented on Friday, 45 days after a three-judge court order to reduce its prison population.

As was reported by Mission Loc@l Friday, the plan details administrative reforms that include Gov. Schwarzenegger’s review of “cases of certain deportable inmates under his discretionary constitutional clemency authority.

“A commutation of sentence would result in an inmate’s early release from prison and deportation,” the plan stated.

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