Homeland Report: More Undocumented Immigrants Using Smugglers

Published: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:57pm
Updated: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:07pm

As part of a new report "Efforts by DHS to Estimate Southwest Border Security between Ports of Entry," the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has concluded that more undocumented immigrants are using smugglers to get across the U.S.-Mexico border, and that the costs of that smuggling are going up.

To learn more about what the numbers and trends mean, I’m joined by Randy Capps. He is director of research for U.S. Programs at the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute.

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