Illegal immigration slows, but the debate rages on
Illegal border crossings between Mexico and the U.S. are at their lowest levels since the 1970s. What policies and conditions have stemmed the tide of illegal border crossings? How is the change affecting towns along the fence? And why aren't any U.S. politicians claiming victory?
- Damien Cave: Foreign correspondent for The New York Times, based in Mexico City. He covers Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
- J. David Woodard: Professor of Political Science at Clemson University and Republican consultant.
- Dan Gerstein: Former aid and speech writer for Democratic Sen. Joseph Leiberman, now founding principal at the strategic communications firm Dan Gerstein Consulting.