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Illegal border crossings plummet to lowest in 17 years, Trump rhetoric credited

President Donald Trump is being credited for yet another enormous drop in illegal crossings at the border. Photo credit: DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images

Illegal alien border crossings are plummeting, according to Homeland Security, and many are crediting President Trump's tough talk on deportation.

Homeland Security chief John Kelly said in written testimony to Congress that the number of illegal alien captures on the border have fallen precipitously, a sign that fewer foreigners are making the attempt to cross illegally into the U.S.

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