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Border Arrests: Arrests and Year

border arrests: Despite the significant decline, border arrests increased every month since May largely families and unaccompanied children, according to Toronto Star. ICE will no longer exempt any class of removable alien from potential enforcement activity, Thomas Homan, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told reporters during a briefing Tuesday. The Border Patrol made 310,531 arrests during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, a decline of 25 per cent from 415,816 a year earlier and the lowest level since 1971. In other words, officers are empowered to do their sworn duty to enforce the law as it was written. After Trump took office, ICE arrests surged 40 per cent from the same period a year earlier. ICE, whose officers pick up people for deportation, made 143,470 arrests, an increase of 25 per cent from 114,434 a year earlier. ( As reported in the news.