Immigration

Arrests And Detainments Along The US-Mexico Border Have Been Rising

Apprehensions along the U.S. southern border are at a seven-month high.

Arrests And Detainments Along The US-Mexico Border Have Been Rising
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New statistics show the number of people detained or denied entry along the U.S. border with Mexico has steadily increased for seven months.

Slightly more than 39,000 people were apprehended at the U.S. southern border last month. That's a 12 percent jump from October and the highest levels under President Donald Trump to date.

After Trump's inauguration, arrests plummeted, hitting an all-time low in April. But those numbers have been climbing ever since.

What Effect Has The Trump Administration Had On Immigration So Far?

What Effect Has The Trump Administration Had On Immigration So Far?

The Department of Homeland Security released immigration stats for the 2017 fiscal year.

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Curbing illegal immigration and building a wall along the U.S. southern border has been a focal point for the Trump administration, which is currently testing eight border wall prototypes.