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More Than 170,000 Migrants Taken Into Custody At Southwest Border In March

Friday, April 02, 2021

The figures are preliminary and don't include what Border Patrol agents call "got aways." Officials say it was the highest monthly total since at least 2006.


Fear, Confusion And Separation As Trump Administration Sends Migrants Back To Mexico

Monday, July 01, 2019

The "Remain in Mexico" program is a key part of the Trump administration's plan to turn back a crush of migrants at the southern border, and it's a historic shift in how the asylum system works.


Kirstjen Nielsen Leaving Homeland Security Post As Border Crossings Surge

Sunday, April 07, 2019

President Trump announced the secretary's departure amid a 10-year high in illegal border crossings. The two reportedly clashed as Nielsen was unable to stop flows of migrants entering the U.S.


Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.