Another Nick in the Wall

“Nearly 19 months into his presidency — and three months ahead of pivotal midterm elections — the envisioned $25 billion border wall remains unfunded by lawmakers. Deportations are lagging behind peak rates under President Barack Obama, while illegal border crossings, which plummeted early in Trump’s tenure, have spiked.” WaPo: Trump hits a wall in efforts to curb illegal immigration.

+ Buzzfeed: “Immigrants run up lower health care costs than people born in the US and contribute more to public health programs than they use themselves.”

+ Not all the immigrant-related news is bad. Melania Trump’s parents were just sworn in as US citizens.

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