Trump Is Wrong on Immigration as Border Crossings Tumble: Chart

Donald Trump says a record number of undocumented immigrants are “pouring” over the U.S. border. The latest data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection suggests he’s wrong. Apprehensions at all U.S. borders, a proxy for undocumented immigration attempts, tumbled to about 337,000 in the 2015 budget year, the fewest since at least 2000, as the U.S. ramped up spending on fencing, ground surveillance and unmanned aircraft to more effectively catch potential violators.

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