The president is threatening to shut down the US-Mexico southern border next week to prevent the undocumented migrants from crossing the border. "If they don't stop them, we are closing the border," Trump said. "We will close it and keep it closed for a long time.
When examining immigrant history, scholars usually first look at things like changes in immigration law, population and demographical statistics, economic developments and implications, and the social impact of the changing ethnic makeup of our country.
The story of Sindy Flores from Honduras is a sad reality of the current situation of the country. The young child was separated from her father when trying to cross the southern border. ABC13 reported that the child was held at a children migrant holding facility in Texas for a month.
The crackdown on illegal immigrants has become a national phenomenon. Under President Donald Trump ICE has taken a central role in the public image as the detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants has become more public.