Kevin Oaks

screenshot of video showing growing number of cases in immigration courts

More and more migrants are being tried as criminals in American courts

"Operation Streamline" is the federal government's program to fast-track immigration cases. It's certainly made it easier to prosecute migrants — or put them in jail. But critics say everything else about the program seems confused.

More and more migrants are being tried as criminals in American courts
Residents along the border in Texas' Rio Grande Valley express their sentiments on properties up and down the Rio Grande River.

For some Texans on the border, more walls and patrols won't solve the immigration crisis

For some Texans on the border, more walls and patrols won't solve the immigration crisis
Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed. More than 57,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended at the southwestern border since October, m

Conditions for migrants at a detention center in Texas are bleak and overcrowded

Conditions for migrants at a detention center in Texas are bleak and overcrowded