With net migration from Mexico at zero, the country doesn’t need and can no longer afford unfettered immigration and border enforcement, which has come at enormous and unnecessary cost to American taxpayers: $219 billion since 1986.
Deportations and detentions are at historic levels
Approximately 1.5 million people were deported under President Obama's 1st term, the highest number in any single presidential term
Between 2010-2012, 23 percent of people deported were parents of U.S. citizen children, with many of these children subsequently placed in foster care
Southwest border apprehensions are at their lowest level in 40 years
$18 billion spent on immigration and border enforcement annually greatly exceeds federal spending on all other federal criminal law enforcement agencies combined
Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection refer more cases for federal criminal prosecution than all the Department of Justice criminal law enforcement agencies combined