Border Arrests Down 28 Percent, As Forecast

The number of people arrested illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28 percent in June. The Trump administration calls the total still too high, saying, “We are past the breaking point and in a full-blown emergency.”

Kids Not Housed at Detention Centers Made For Them

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the crush of immigrants has left them unable to transport children to facilities hundred of miles from the busiest border crossings. Because families with children can’t be held more than 20 days, officials say it makes more sense to transport single adults who can be detained longer.