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Collecting Border Statistics: Are We Getting Any Better at Measuring Border Enforcement?

Immigration / Blog March 1, 2018

Over the last few years, the process of collecting data about illegal immigration and enforcement activities along the U.S.-Mexico border has received more attention, especially as the Trump administration has promoted data that purportedly shows a drop in the number…

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Congress Pushes Stronger Border Security Metrics

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 28, 2017

The government has generally failed to publish consistent outcome metrics to better inform this discussion.

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New immigration enforcement data: for the first time in history, most border crossers are not Mexican

Matt Graham / Blog October 9, 2014

The Office of Immigration Statistics’ report on enforcement actions presents statistics on the number of foreigners apprehended, detained, and removed from the country in the previous year.

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