DHS Sec.: Over the Last Ten Years, There’s Been a 1700% Increase in Asylum Claims
NIELSEN: "Since this time last year, there has been a 325% increase in unaccompanied alien children and a 435% increase in family units entering the country illegally. Over the last ten years, there’s been a 1700% increase in asylum claims. Resulting in an asylum backlog of 600,000 cases. Since 2013, the United States has admitted more than half a million illegal immigrants minors and family units from Central America, most of whom today are at large in the United States."