President Donald Trump signs an executive order Jan. 25 for border security and immigration enforcement improvements at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington. Immigration to the United States has come in swells and dips over the past two-plus centuries, driven by shifts in US policy, the mood in the country and world events.
President Donald Trump signs an executive order Jan. 25 for border security and immigration enforcement improvements at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington. Immigration to the United States has come in swells and dips over the past two-plus centuries, driven by shifts in US policy, the mood in the country and world events. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP File
President Donald Trump signs an executive order Jan. 25 for border security and immigration enforcement improvements at the Department of Homeland Security in Washington. Immigration to the United States has come in swells and dips over the past two-plus centuries, driven by shifts in US policy, the mood in the country and world events. Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP File

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