Waves of mass migration at the U.S. border, like the country experienced in Del Rio in September 2021, have been replaced by diffused surges of people organized by the Mexican government.
Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 36
New Mexico Congresswoman Yvette Herrell, whose district includes her state's entire international border, joins Parsing Immigration Policy to describe the situation there and the impact the non-stop flow of migrants is having on New Mexico and the rest of the country.
Experts at the Center share their views on the important immigration stories likely to occupy the news in 2022.
Foreign-born population declined through mid-2020, then rebounded dramatically
An analysis of Census Bureau data from November 2021 shows that the total U.S. immigrant population (legal and illegal) has reached 46.2 million — the highest number ever recorded in American history.
The Center for Immigration Studies recently obtained detailed records on deportations from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, showing a collapse in immigration enforcement under policies imposed by the Biden administration.