Saturday, May 30, 2020

Border Patrol Union Cancels Trump Meeting Ahead of His Visit

The Border Patrol union slated to tour GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump along the Mexico-U.S. border has backed out of the meeting, according to a statement the group released Thursday morning. Mr. Trump – who has infamously called Mexican immigrants “rapists,” denounced Senator John McCain as not being a war hero, disclosed opponent Senator Lindsay […]

U.S.-Mexico Border Arrests Drop to Lowest Level in Decades

The number of undocumented immigrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border in the past fiscal year dropped to the lowest it’s been since the 1970s. According to statistics from the Department of Homeland Security released in late November, the total number of apprehensions, 327,577, is 53.5% lower than it was in 2008. The peak was in 2000, when 1.6 million […]

Majority of Undocumented Immigrants Have Lived in U.S. over 10 Years

A new study found that nearly two-thirds of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. have lived here for at least 10 years. The study by the Pew Hispanic Center, based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s March 2010 Current Population Survey, found that out of the estimated 10.2 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S., 35% of them […]