Making America Great Again

Immigration

President Donald J. Trump Achievements

The Trump administration announced a plan incorporating anti-fraud and abuse measures, protecting the integrity of the H-2B visa program. 

Immigration
03.05.20

The Trump Administration announced that last month border officials handled fewer than 40,000 illegal crossings, marking the lowest rate in two years.

Immigration
02.02.20

Pres. Trump’s Administration crossed the 100-mile mark, with 100 miles of wall built. Pres. Trump is fulfilling his promise to build a border wall, with large portions finished or under construction.

Immigration
01.11.20

The Administration provided funding to support the National Human Trafficking Hotline.

Immigration
10.29.19

The Anti-Trafficking Coordination Team (ACTeam) initiative more than doubled convictions of human traffickers and increased the number of defendants charged in ACTeam districts.

Immigration
10.19.19

The new wall contributed to a 56% overall decrease in the number of illegal migrant arrivals at the border.

Immigration
10.05.19

President Trump was successful in his efforts to get Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries to step up and help stop the crisis at the border.

Immigration
09.09.19

Thanks to pressure from President Trump, Mexico apprehended 134,000 people this calendar year, tens of thousands more than last year, according to CBP.

Immigration
09.09.19

From May to August, border apprehensions dropped 56%, reflecting the Administration’s effective “Remain in Mexico” policy, which pressures Mexico to control the flow of migrants through the border.

Immigration
09.09.19

The Trump Administration announced they are releasing a “Public Charge Rule” that will ensure non-citizens do not abuse our nation’s public benefits.

Immigration
08.12.19

President Trump’s successful negotiations have led to a 28% drop in migrants taken into custody in June.

Immigration
07.09.19

In May, President Trump announced a new immigration proposal that would modernize the system and secure the border.

Immigration
05.16.19

President Trump unveiled his Administration’s plan to create a “fair, modern, and lawful system” of immigration for the United States.

Immigration
05.16.19

The Department of Homeland Security issued a waiver expediting border wall projects along our Southern Border in order to ensure the security of the United States.

Immigration
04.26.19

President Trump visited the Southern border where he underscored his commitment to securing the border and providing border officials the capacity needed to address the immigration crisis.

Immigration
04.05.19

President Trump called on Congress to close dangerous loopholes such as “Catch and Release,” end chain migration, and end the visa lottery program which enables illegal immigration.

Immigration
04.04.19

In accordance with President Trump’s commitment to securing the border, the Pentagon announced that it is moving 250 active duty troops to the Texas border in advance of a new caravan of migrants.

Immigration
02.06.19

To improve border security, the Pentagon announced plans to send thousands of additional troops to the southern border, further demonstrating President Trump’s commitment to securing the border.

Immigration
01.29.19

June 2018 saw an 18% decline in Southwest border apprehensions and inadmissible compared to May.

Immigration
07.05.18

President Trump hosts Angel Families at the White House to discuss the urgency of combating illegal alien crimes in the United States and enforcing our immigration laws.

Immigration
06.22.18

First Lady Melania Trump traveled to McAllen, Texas, to visit children at Upbring New Hope Children’s Center and participated in a roundtable discussion with leaders and staff.

Immigration
06.21.18

President Trump signed an executive order to address family separation at the border in light of Congress’s negligence to act.

Immigration
06.20.18

The Pentagon approved DHS’s request for 736 additional national guard personnel.

Immigration
05.25.18

President Trump improved vetting for refugees and switched focus to overseas resettlement.

Immigration
04.10.18

President Trump signed a memo to end ‘Catch and Release’ immigration policy.

Immigration
04.06.18

President Trump approved for the deployment of the national guard to protect the Southwest border.

Immigration
04.04.18

The Department of Justice transferred immigration judges to six detention centers near the border to work in courts with excessive backlog. 

Immigration
04.02.18

Refugee admissions hit the lowest number in 15 years.

Immigration
12.31.17

Under President Trump, the U.S. Border Patrol has arrested hundreds of members of dangerous gangs.

Immigration
12.05.17

U.S. pulled out of U.N. Global Compact on Migration. 

Immigration
12.03.17

Department of Justice announced a new set of priorities for grants from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.

Immigration
11.20.17

President Trump signed an executive order on resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program with enhanced vetting capabilities.

Immigration
10.24.17

Department of Justice announced a final warning to jurisdictions suspected of having “Sanctuary Policies”. 

Immigration
10.12.17

President Trump released immigration priorities to secure the border, enforce immigration laws, and reform the immigration system. 

Immigration
10.08.17

Under President Trump, ICE made 97,482 arrests of illegal aliens, a 43% increase over the same period last year. 

Immigration
10.06.17

Department of Homeland Security rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Immigration
09.05.17

The number of counties participating in the 287(g) Program doubled the number of active programs in 2016 and is on track to triple by the end of the year. 

Immigration
07.31.17

President Trump reversed President Obama’s decision to give amnesty to approximately 4 million illegal immigrants.

Immigration
06.16.17

Department of Homeland Security launched the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement office to support victims of crimes committed by criminal aliens.

Immigration
04.26.17

Attorney General Jeff Sessions implemented new guidelines to end ‘catch and release’ policies.

Immigration
04.11.17

The House of Representatives introduced legislation that included $1.6 billion in funding for a border wall.

Immigration
03.30.17

President Trump signed an executive order prohibiting individuals from entering the U.S. from seven countries regarded by the previous Administration as harboring terrorists.

Immigration
03.06.17

President Trump signed an executive order to cut funding and crackdown on sanctuary cities that harbor illegal immigrants.

Immigration
02.24.17

President Trump ordered the hiring of 15,000 new immigration enforcement agents, including 5,000 additional border patrol agents.

Immigration
02.22.17

President Trump signed an executive order expanding the deportation of illegal aliens who committed a chargeable criminal offense, including entering the country illegally.

Immigration
01.25.17