I’ve been saying here over and OVER….
They are gonna keep coming to America like people have for centuries….
Walls and cops ain’t gonna stop them…
Congress needs to sit down and figure out how to channel those coming into a legal system that is human and that offers citizenship….
And those here for a long time need to have a legal way to stay and work to citizenship also….
In July, 9,258 family members were caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, according to Customs and Border Protection data released today — not quite 200 fewer than the month before and a record high for July since at least 2012.
Why it matters: The Trump administration’s family separation policy does not seem to have had its intended deterrent effect. The numbers highlight the desperation of many migrant families, risking family separation to escape their plight at home. And while the overall number of arrests along the border were lower, they’re in line with past years — with the exception of 2017’s statistical anomaly.