Immigration 101: Enforcement by the Numbers | Link TV
Immigration 101: Enforcement by the Numbers
Immigration enforcement has taken different forms in the past, but the United States has never spent so much money on it as it does today.
Since 1986, America has spent about 263 billion dollars in agents, technology and detention. Two of the federal agencies involved - Immigration Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and Customs Border Patrol- or CBP.
They cost nearly 20 billion dollars a year to run. that’s more than the combined budgets of the FBI, DEA, Secret Service, Us Marshals and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
From 2003 to 2016, the number of Border Patrol agents has nearly doubled, and ICE agents have nearly tripled, bringing the total number of enforcement personnel to 50,000.
More manpower and bigger budgets, combined with tougher laws since 1996 and improvements in the economy south of the border, have lessened the flow of unauthorized immigrants.
And even though Border apprehensions are at 40-year lows, the Trump administration wants to build a 2000 mile wall along the southern border. The price tag? Seventy billion dollars.
The Lula Washington Dance Theatre has gone along a bumpy journey with Southern Los Angeles. Through earthquakes and racial politics, this theater stands strong as a platform to spread an important message to society.KCET Original
The untold story of Oliver Tambo, the man behind the release of Nelson Mandela and the end of apartheid in South Africa.KCET Original
"Marius" is the first part of Marcel Pagnol's classic trilogy following the loves and losses of a Marseille port community. Actor and director Daniel Auteuil (The Well-Digger's Daughter) has made a sumptuous adaptation that will make you swoon.KCET Original
Sensing a chance to strike, Nidal regroups and leads a nighttime raid. While Walid faces interrogation, Doron takes Shirin under his wing.KCET Original
Nidal defends his new allegiance to Samir. Captain Ayub blackmails Abu Samara into helping him lay a trap. Sagi's nerves jeopardize a mission.KCET Original
Sensing a chance to strike, Nidal regroups and leads a nighttime raid. While Walid faces interrogation, Doron takes Shirin under his wing.
"Marius" is the first part of Marcel Pagnol's classic trilogy following the loves and losses of a Marseille port community. Actor and director Daniel Auteuil (The Well-Digger's Daughter) has made a sumptuous adaptation that will make you swoon.
When Helena publicly criticizes the supporters for their lack of enthusiasm, supporter-inchief Gunnar declares war on Helena and the club.
Nidal's plan takes an unexpected lethal turn and backs him into a corner. Shirin reaches out to Doron, putting them both at risk.