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A recently released report from the Department of Homeland Security shows a significant drop in refugee arrivals since 2016.
The United States is home to over 643,000 Dreamers. A recent Supreme Court ruling struck down the Trump administration’s attempt to end the program.
One issue at the heart of current immigration debate is the criminalization of unauthorized entry in the US. Criminalization began in 1929 under section 1325, but prosecution of unauthorized entry has been inconsistent over the years.
An overview of issues related to the southern border, including apprehensions and border security.
Delve into asylum data, which shows a spike in recent years of migrants coming from Central America. Learn how the case backlog grew to hundreds of thousands.
Explore the total number of immigrants to the US over time, the purpose for their visit, and their countries of origin.