Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) has proposed what is being hailed as the nation’s toughest crackdown on illegal immigration, and the Florida legislature is moving swiftly to enact it. Florida will have the strongest prohibitions against illegal immigration in “modern Florida history.” The Washington Examiner called it the “legal equivalent of a physical wall.” The act would reportedly make it considerably more difficult for illegal immigrants to earn a livelihood in the state by restricting their access to resources.
Category: Border Policy/Immigration
Record-Breaking Seizures of Illegal Immigrants and Fentanyl at the Southern Border.
Despite harsh criticism from Democrats and the media, a border security operation in Texas has captured many illegal immigrants, including thousands of criminals, and the seizure of millions of pills of fentanyl. In March 2021, as an unlawful immigration crisis swept throughout his border state, Governor Greg Abbott initiated a scheme known as Operation Lone Star.
Encounters Between Border Patrol And Chinese Nationals Are Increasing
According to data issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on February 10, there have been 2,999 Chinese nationals apprehended at the southern border in the fiscal year 2023, a 719 percent increase year over year.