ICE arrested fewer people as resources shifted to border in 2019

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested fewer people during the 2019 budget year than last year, in part because resources were shifted to help handle the massive surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, the agency said Wednesday.

US moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase the number of beds for detained immigrants and support its policy forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their cases play out. The news comes as hurricane season is ramping up and Tropical Storm Dorian was heading toward Puerto Rico.