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The FY2019 Senate Appropriations Bill: Funding Immigration Activities Prioritized by Both Parties

Cristobal Ramón / Blog March 21, 2019

On February 15, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019, which funded more than 15 federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the rest of Fiscal Year 2019. The bill’s passage followed the longest government…

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Episode 31: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast December 4, 2018

This week we cover the clash at the U.S.-Mexico border over Thanksgiving weekend, the rumored “Remain in Mexico” deal, and the potential government shutdown.

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Family border arrest levels remain unchanged despite ‘zero tolerance’

News / News August 3, 2018

“It takes a while for us to really know the impact of changes and policies at the border.”

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Fact Sheet: Military on the Border

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog April 12, 2018

This fact sheet presents basic information about the use of the United States Armed Forces to secure the border.

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Immigration in Trump’s Budget Blueprint

Lazaro Zamora / Blog March 23, 2017

The White House’s budget request proposes significant increases in funding for border and immigration enforcement activities at DHS and DOJ.

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What You Need to Know: Immigrant Family Detention

Lazaro Zamora / Blog August 27, 2015

Immigrant family detention expanded dramatically after the surge of unaccompanied children and family units arriving at the southern border last summer.

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Mexican Enforcement, Language Diversity Help Explain UAC Trends

Lazaro Zamora / Blog June 17, 2015

In FY 2015, the number of apprehensions of unaccompanied Central American minors has fallen by 51 percent compared to the first eight months of FY 2014.

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Chertoff and Expert Panel Discuss Border Security Metrics

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 22, 2015

BPC hosted an event to discuss the importance of metrics for measuring the success of immigration enforcement.

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First 100 Days: Immigration and the 114th Congress

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 15, 2015

While dozens of immigration-related bills have been introduced by members on both sides of the aisle, most of the work remains at the committee level.

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