The following report from a conservative outlet discusses number of agents in the field. A few different points to highlight:
- During the summer, the number of apprehensions has been lower on weekly basis. Particularly some from Guatemala.
- Still only 10-15 agents patrolling a 60 mile section.
- Agents are being used to staff new detention facilities
Trump administration wants to increase DNA testing along the border according to this report
There is backlash, particularly if this DNA gets used for additional purposes
Two recent editorials on the wall
Surveillance efforts at the Indian reservation along the border
Article on overlap between artistic expression and immigration including in Philadelphia
Rules are changing and ICE detention centers are planning on longer stays for families.
Los Angeles Times
This may increase health risks
Flu vaccinations are not planned