Gallup released a poll last month showing that immigration is the second biggest problem facing the country, following only "government" generally. This fact only underscores why the president is taking such a hard line on border security funding in the current government shutdown debate, with his party behind him.
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard has said that it's critical to the nation's security that money intended for a wall should go instead to other border security purposes. The genuineness of her commitment to border security is called into question by the fact that just last year she sponsored legislation to cut funding to ICE by nearly $900 million.
"Stopping Terrorist Travel Through Illicit Pathways to the Homeland", released Wednesday, January 2, 2019, is something like a Part III installment to the committee's 2006 and 2012 "Line in the Sand" reports.