Northern Star

U.S. Border situation is far from a crisis

U.S Customs and Border Patrol arrested 376 Central Americans Jan. 14 in southwest Arizona, after they dug underneath barriers to the U.S.

Noah Thornburgh

January 21, 2019

The government shutdown continues into its fourth week, caused by a so-called “crisis” at the border that is neither new nor dire.Border apprehensions have been on a stark downward trend since the early 2000s, according to a 2014 Pew Research Center article, and the illegal drugs smuggled over th...