US immigration policy has totally lost touch with US immigration reality — Quartz

This shift in the type of illegal immigrant has put a strain on the US immigration system. Mexican economic migrants can simply be dropped off on the Mexican side of the border after being caught, but Central Americans claiming asylum must go through a slower and more complicated process.

U.S. apprehensions of illegal immigrants by nationality
U.S. apprehensions of illegal immigrants by nationality

Source: US immigration policy has totally lost touch with US immigration reality — Quartz