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A new government report released Tuesday night found more than half a million foreign nationals who received temporary visas to enter the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program or B Visa in 2015 overstayed their permits.
A total of 527,127 people visiting the U.S. through both programs failed to leave and have remained in the country without legal status or lawful presence. According to the report, more than 90 percent of those who remained in the country illegally, a total of 482,781, were believed to still be present through the end of last year, according to Department of Homeland Security data.
originally posted by: onequestion
originally posted by: crazyewok
Unfortunately this is the hardest form of illegal immigration to stop
I'm so back and forth on the immigration issue.
It's a two sided coin.
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
Ok ok. Where do we need to build the wall this time to keep the undesirables out?
Report shows DHS was able to confirm departures of over 99 percent of nonimmigrant visitors scheduled to depart in Fiscal Year 2015, and that number continues to grow; DHS continues to improve the entry/exit system to better identify and track overstays
Due to further continuing departures by individuals in this population, by January 4, 2016, the number of Suspected In-Country overstays for FY 2015 had dropped to 416,500, rendering the Suspected In-Country Overstay rate as 0.9 percent.
. Of course the reason this is so common everywhere is that it nearly impossible to enforce. You would need to need massive amounts of agents to try and find and track down these people .
originally posted by: xuenchen
a reply to: introvert
Cover the failures with success stories.
Works every time.