US border arrests at lowest since 1971 – Trump administration

The number of arrests made at the US border has dropped to a 46-year low, according to figures released by the Trump administration.

Despite the decline in Border Patrol arrests, officials at Immigration and Customs (ICE) report a significant increase in arrests within the US.

Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke praised the “successful results”.

President Donald Trump has pledged to target illegal immigration, and build a wall on the southern border.

Acting ICE Director

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