Just 23% of Americans say the government is doing a good job dealing with the large number of people seeking asylum at the border, while 73% say it’s doing a bad job.
Recent monthly migrant encounter totals far exceed the peak reached during the last major wave at the U.S.-Mexico border in May 2019.
There are sizable ideological differences over the most pressing priorities for the U.S. immigration system within each partisan coalition.
Key facts about Title 42, the pandemic policy that has reshaped immigration enforcement at U.S.-Mexico border
As the debate over the future of Title 42 unfolds, here are answers to key questions about the immigration policy.
The U.S. Border Patrol reported more than 1.6 million encounters with migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2021 fiscal year.
Republican support for allowing undocumented immigrants to remain legally in the United States has declined.
Latinos agree that the U.S. immigration system needs an overhaul; large shares say it requires major changes or needs to be completely rebuilt.
U.S. Border Patrol agents expelled or apprehended 15,862 migrants at the southwest border in April, down 47% from March.
How has immigration enforcement changed under Trump? Here’s a look at the data on border apprehensions, interior arrests and deportations.
The first full fiscal year of the Trump administration saw large increases in the number of people arrested and criminally prosecuted for immigration offenses.