Immigration detainees stand behind bars at the ICE detention facility on February 28, 2013 in Florence, Arizona.

Why The Number Of Detained Immigrants Has Been Rising For Decades

There are currently 49,000 immigrants in ICE custody, which is likely higher than ever before. But a deal could reduce that population by 17 percent.

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1:36Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signing bill into law
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Utah Governor Limits Voter-Approved Medicaid Expansion

0:57Former NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly suited up in a training exercise
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Retired NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly Announces US Senate Bid

1:13Michael Cohen exits a New York courthouse
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Michael Cohen Again Delays Congressional Testimony

0:54Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell
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Clinton, Biden And Others To Speak At Dingell's Funeral Masses

1:19Honduran immigrants being sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens
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Honduran, Nepalese Immigrants Sue U.S. Over End To Protected Status

2:36El Paso, Texas skyline.
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Data Doesn't Back Up Trump's Claim About Crime Rates In El Paso

3:02CBD oil next to a bud of marijuana
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CBD Oil: Do We Really Need Cannabis In Our Coffee?

1:41Border wall in El Paso
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Trump's Border Wall Pitch Pivots To El Paso

2:302020 Democratic Presidential candidate Kamala Harris
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Why 2020 Dems Need To Tread Carefully on Medicare-For-All

1:18Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan
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Acting Defense Secretary Makes Surprise Trip To Afghanistan

1:47Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax
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Va. Delegate Backs Off Filing Articles Of Impeachment Against Fairfax

0:52U.S. Capitol
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Negotiations To Avoid Another Shutdown Reportedly Stalled

0:43U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar.
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar Is Running For President In 2020

0:49U.S. troops in South Korea
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South Korea To Pay More For US Forces Stationed In Country

0:48Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Officially Announces Presidential Bid

1:09President Donald Trump
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President Trump And Kim Jong-Un To Meet In Hanoi, Vietnam For Summit

2:01Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Testifies At House Hearing

2:26Girls ride in a truck during a march for peace near the U.S./Mexico border.
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Dem. Says Congress Must 'Tune Out' Noise To Avoid Shutdown

3:2521 Savage attends the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund 15th Anniversary Event at Brooklyn Navy Yard on November 5, 2018.
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Here's More About The Visa That Could Help 21 Savage Stay In The US

1:52House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal is leading a push to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns.
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Democrats Ramp Up Efforts To Obtain Trump's Tax Returns

1:35The Green New Deal's co-sponors speak on Capitol Hill
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The Green New Deal Addresses More Than Climate Change

1:15Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Democrats Unveil Ambitious Green New Deal Plan

0:52Attorney general nominee William Barr
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Senate Committee Approves Trump's Attorney General Nominee

1:29People from a caravan of Central American migrants walk alongside a highway.
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Migrant Caravan Could Wait Months Before Applying For Asylum In Texas

2:37The Flint, Michigan, water treatment plant
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Infrastructure Hasn't Been A Place For Bipartisanship — Yet

1:30President Donald Trump
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Trump Quiet On Border Emergency Declaration (For Now)

1:53Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Fact-checking Elizabeth Warren's Claim About Wealth Inequality

1:53U.S. President Donald J. Trump speaks to Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve senior leaders in December.
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Iraqis Blast Trump’s Pivot From Fighting ISIS To Watching Iran

1:32Doctor examines pregnant woman
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Deciphering Fact From Fiction About New York's New Abortion Law

1:12President Donald Trump gives State of the Union address.
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President Trump Pitches New Federal Ban On Late-Term Abortions