Over the past seven years, hundreds of thousands of migrants who have entered illegally have swelled the dockets of the immigration courts. Reducing the level of illegal immigration at the Southwest border would reduce the immigration court backlog.
Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 37
The Honorable John Hostettler, vice president of the TPPF federal affairs initiative, States Trust, joins Parsing Immigration Policy to talk about policies and actions that states can take to secure the border.
Waves of mass migration at the U.S. border, like the country experienced in Del Rio in September 2021, have been replaced by diffused surges of people organized by the Mexican government.
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.