People ARE STILL coming….
Nothing Donald Trump has order done to stop them has or will work….
I KNOW Trump wants to use these figures to push for a wall…
Even a wall isn’t gonna stop this….
The answer is to figure out a human way to deal with the flow of humanity….
To weed out those that not acceptable…
And process and move on those who will be allowed to stay….
Trump has treated the monthly publication of border enforcement statistics as a performance index for his administration’s immigration policies. The steady drumbeat of bad news has left him fuming and his administration scrambling for solutions. Trump’s fury contributed to the removal of Kirstjen Nielsen as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security last month as part of a wider shake-up at the agency, with Trump vowing to go in a “tougher direction.”
Toughness, for Trump, includes the deployment of razor wire, thousands of U.S. soldiers and plans to build hundreds of miles of barriers, as well as threats to close the border entirely. But physical measures have done little to discourage Central Americans who are fleeing grim poverty, endemic violence and crop failures and see their relatives and neighbors successfully completing the journey to the United States.
White House officials have since turned to tightening the asylum claim process to make it more difficult for migrants to seek refuge in the country, have vowed to crack down on visa overstays and are considering several options that would allow the administration to detain families longer and deport migrants in the country illegally faster.
Yet the evidence of the U.S. immigration system being overwhelmed continues to build.
DHS officials for the first time this week said the agency is running out of space to jail single adult migrants, who arrived in April at the highest level in five years. One DHS official warned of a complete border breakdown if single adults who cross illegally can no longer be detained and deported…
image….Border Patrol agents apprehend border-crossers in Mission, Tex., last month. (Loren Elliott/Reuters)