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Exclusive – Immigration: The Hidden Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

More than 900 Americans died every week from opioid-related overdoses in 2017. Every American community, big or small, has experienced the epidemic’s merciless, corrosive advance across our cities and towns. It is human tragedy, a family tragedy, and a national crisis.

MCALLEN, TX - AUGUST 15: Immigrants stand in line for a bus on August 15, 2016 in McAllen, Texas. Central American immigrant families, who had crossed into Texas through Mexico, are processed at a U.S. Border Patrol center, given temporary legal documents and sent to their destination city, while their …

Report: Most Migrant Households Rely on Welfare

President Donald Trump’s draft plan to exclude welfare-dependent migrants is justified by data showing that almost two-thirds of households headed by non-citizens use at least one welfare program, says the Center for Immigration Studies.

In this Monday, June 25, 2018 file photo, a mother migrating from Honduras holds her 1-year-old child as surrendering to U.S. Border Patrol agents after illegally crossing the border, near McAllen, Texas. As NATO allies convene, one issue not on their formal agenda but never far from their thoughts is …

July Arrests of Migrant Families at Border Up 173 Percent over 2017

The U.S. immigration system saw a 173 percent increase in migrant family units illegally crossing the border in July over last year. The apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) fell slightly from June to July but remains at Obama-era levels.