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Secretary Nielsen Announces Historic Action to Confront Illegal Immigration

On December 20, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced historic action to confront the illegal immigration crisis facing the United States.  Effective immediately, the United States will begin the process of invoking Section 235(b)(2)(C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.  Under the Migration Protection Protocols (MPP), individuals arriving in or entering the United States from Mexico—illegally or without proper documentation—may be returned to Mexico for the duration of their immigration proceedings.

Walls Work

We are building the first new border wall in a decade. DHS is committed to building a wall at our southern border and building a wall quickly. Under this President we are building a new wall for the first time in a decade that is 30-feet high to prevent illegal entry and drug smuggling.

DHS Myth vs. Fact: Asylum Proclamation and Rule

Our system is currently overwhelmed by unchecked mass immigration, particularly at our Southwest border. President Trump is using the authority granted to him by the Immigration and Nationality Act to manage and protect the integrity of our immigration system and our national sovereignty.

Declaración del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los Estados Unidos (DHS) sobre la seguridad y el cumplimiento de las leyes de inmigración durante los incendios de California

Al Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de los Estados Unidos (ICE) y la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) les preocupa la devastación que ha causado el incendio Camp (Camp Fire) en el norte de California y la devastación que han causado los incendios Woolsey (Woolsey Fire) y Hill (Hill Fire) en el sur de California.

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