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President Donald Trump at the West Wing of the White House on May 16, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Trump’s new immigration bill is ‘dead on arrival’ — but its real value could be shoring up his immigration strategy for 2...

Trump administration officials reportedly hope the immigration proposal would make clear to 2020 voters what the Republican party is "for."
Migrants arrive at an Annunciation House facility to be cared for after being released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on January 14, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.

The number of migrants apprehended at the US-Mexico border just keeps going up

The number of people apprehended crossing the US-Mexico border in April topped 100,000 for the second month in a row, the highest point since 2007.
U.S. Border Patrol agents are seen during a tour of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) temporary holding facilities in El Paso, Texas, U.S., May 2, 2019.

Border Patrol just set up 2 new ‘tent cities’ for migrants. Here’s a look inside.

The US government has set up two new "tent city" encampments to house migrants while they're processed by Border Patrol.
Stephen Miller.

Stephen Miller, the Trump aide behind the harshest immigration policies, is a descendant of asylum-seekers

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller has long been one of the driving forces behind President Donald Trump's harshest immigration policies.

Trump mocks asylum-seekers at the border, says they ‘look like they should be fighting for the UFC’

His remarks came amid a surge of asylum-seekers that has overwhelmed border agents and fueled Trump's cries of an "emergency" at the southern border.
People wait in line to enter the United States at the Paso del Norte Port of Entry on March 31, 2019 in El Paso, Texas.

Closing the border would put the US economy at a ‘standstill’ and actually worsen illegal border crossings. Here’s how it would affe...

Experts say it's not just a matter of trade — closing the border would set off an avalanche of other logistical, legal, and economic problems.
A group of Central American migrants climb the border fence between Mexico and the United States, near El Chaparral border crossing, in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on November 25, 2018.

4 reasons the number of families crossing the US-Mexico border illegally is soaring, and how Trump may have made the problem worse

Despite President Donald Trump's efforts to crack down on illegal immigration and the asylum system, the most families on record are crossing.
Maria Meza (C), the 40-year-old migrant woman from Honduras, runs away from tear gas with her 5-year-old twin daughters Saira Mejia Meza and Cheili Mejia Meza in front of the border wall between the US and Mexico in Tijuana on November 25, 2018.

Democratic congresswoman tears into Kirstjen Nielsen over the Trump administration’s treatment of migrants: ‘Either you’re lying ...

Rep. Nanette Barragán asked whether DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was familiar with asylum law, and accused DHS of failing to follow the law.
Blaise Kidasharira, 34, talks to INSIDER just feet away from the US-Canada border, before he crossed it illegally to seek asylum.

A Burundian asylum-seeker who fled the US explains why he left behind everything he knew to reach safety in Canada

In the last two years, nearly 40,000 migrants have entered Canada illegally, many of them seeking asylum they believe is out of reach in the US.
Children climb up the Mexican side of the U.S./Mexico border fence on June 24, 2018 in Sunland Park, New Mexico.

Even Newt Gingrich thinks Trump’s deal for his border wall is a ‘mistake,’ and immigration hardliners are slamming the presidentR...

President Donald Trump's plan to secure wall funding has critics ranging from Democrats to prominent conservatives to hardline immigration hawks.