Immigration | Examining how the Trump administration’s asylum and zero-tolerance immigration policies have affected the southern border crisis
by Sophia Lee
Posted 10/01/19, 04:38 pm
In February 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) quietly changed its mission statement, removing a description of the United States as “a nation of immigrants.” The change reflected a shift in our government’s philosophy regarding immigration from one of welcoming strangers to that of border protection.