Refugee crossings on US-Mexico border down 40 percent in 2017

Morning news reports, & the local refugee shelter confirms, that crossings on the US-Mexico border from Texas to California were down 40% in January & February. Border Patrol apprehended only about 19,000 trying to cross & they speculate it’s because of Trump’s actions.

At the same time, there are unprecedented numbers of refugees from Haiti, Central America, Mexico, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Syria, & several African countries encamped on the Mexican side of the border without social services or shelter.

Open the borders. Immigration is a human right.