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Time to declare victory on illegal immigration and fix DACA
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Time to declare victory on illegal immigration and fix DACA

For starters, apprehensions of illegal immigrants are at a low point. ABC News reports: “During fiscal year 2017, there were a total of 310,531 apprehensions by U.S. Border Patrol nationwide. That’s the lowest it’s been in at least 17 years.” That’s a result of unleashing and expanding the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) forces, although contrary to Trump’s representations, non-criminal illegal immigrants are being swept up at a stunning rate — more than 50 percent compared to last year, according to ABC News — often resulting in the separation of families. Continue reading

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They were trying to draw attention to the plight of the so-called Dreamers, whom Democrats and Republicans alike have said they wanted to help after President Donald Trump ended the deportation protection program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Even Trump, who frequently disparages undocumented immigrants, has expressed some sympathy. Continue reading