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Sec. Nielsen: Border Systems Pushed to "Breaking Point"

<div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden"><a href="/news/sec-nielsen-border-systems-pushed-breaking-point"><img class="image-style--medium img" typeof="foaf:Image" src="" alt=""></a></div><div class="field field--name-field-timestamp field--type-datestamp field--label-hidden"><time datetime="2018-12-27T14:25:54-05:00"><b>Thu,</b> <span class="uppercase"><b>Dec</b></span> 27<sup>th</sup> 2018 @ <b>2:25</b> pm EST</time></div><p>In the wake of the death of a second migrant child in federal detention, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen blamed smugglers, traffickers, and migrant parents for pushing border security systems to the “breaking point.” She cited several “draw factors” that caused the recent surge, including an asylum process that encourages fraudulent claims and rewards parents for sending or bringing their children across the border.</p>