Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly indicated on Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s immigration policies led to a five-year low in illegal, southern border crossings.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained 22-year-old Daniela Vargas as she left a Wednesday press conference in Jackson, Mississippi where she revealed her fear of deportation.
Leading senators on Tuesday unveiled landmark immigration reform legislation that would limit the number of refugees permitted into the United States each year and eventually cut total immigration to America by 50 percent, according to a preview of the legislation viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.
Donald Trump, who was named Time’s person of the year on Wednesday, appeared to soften his stance during an interview with the magazine on young undocumented immigrants who were brought illegally to the U.S. as children.
Deportations of undocumented immigrants under President Obama are on track to hit a decade low, according to figures from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.