Migrant shelters along the southern border are filling up again. Immigration lawyers in the region say their caseloads are spiking. Across the Southwest, border officers are stopping more than 1,000 people a day. Just months after border apprehensions hit a 17-year low, which administration officials proudly celebrated as a “Trump effect,” the number of migrants trying to enter the United States has been surging, surpassing 40,000 along the Southwest border last month, more than double the springtime numbers, according to new data from the Homeland Security Department.
‘Trump Effect Wears Off as Migrants Resume Their Northward Push, by Caitlin Dickerson, New York Times, January 10, 2018
Time to quit dawdling and build that wall. Also, this talk about amnesty emboldens would-be illegal aliens. Let’s have no more of it.