The border crackdown Trump has pushed has actually helped some who have no record in the country remain here….(Obama actually deported more people than Trump, but his effort was aimed squarely at those who had committed crimes)
As hard as Donald Trump and his trusted assistant Stephen Miller try?
People ARE gonna keep coming to America to better their lives…
There is no way to stop this….
Trump’s efforts seem to be aimed at the low hanging fruit, while Obama’s where targeting the more dangerous …
Under former President Barack Obama, ICE focused its arrest efforts on immigrants with criminal convictions. In fiscal year 2016 – the last full year under Obama – 86 percent of those arrested by ICE had criminal convictions. Approximately 110,000 immigrants were arrested by ICE that year.
However, Trump issued an executive order shortly after taking office that moved away from the Obama-era prioritization of criminal cases.
Of the total ICE arrests last year, only 64 percent of those picked up had been convicted of crimes. Driving under the influence, traffic offenses, drug crimes and immigration violations made up more than half of all convictions.
Albence addressed the possibility that his agency soon may need to grapple with enforcement against immigrants brought to the country as children and offered deportation relief and work permits through the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Supreme Court is expected to rule next year over Trump’s attempt to phase out the program.
Albence said DACA enrollees ordered removed by an immigration judge “certainly” would be subject to deportation….