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Aug 09

Illegal Immigration Up in July

Illegal immigration across the southwest border surged 15% in July compared to the month before, Homeland Security announced Tuesday, signaling that President Trump’s early success in stemming the flow of aliens jumping the border has begun to lessen.

The likely explanation for the increase: Trump’s tough talk on halting the illegal alien flood caused many aliens to postpone crossing attempts for his first six months in office, but now with Congress refusing to fund construction of the border wall and liberal judges frustrating enforcement efforts, aliens realize the border is still largely open.

Read more here:  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/aug/8/illegal-immigration-spikes-july/

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