Border Apprehensions Plunge, Interior Arrests Surge In Trump’s First Year

 

In the interior of the country, immigration agents carried out 143,470 arrests, an increase of 25 percent from 114,434 a year earlier

 

President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement efforts have made a significant impact on border security and arrest numbers over his first 10 months in office, according to Department of Homeland Security data released Tuesday. The Border Patrol made 310,531 arrests during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, a decline of 25 percent from 415,816 a year…

* feature image courtesy U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 

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