Much attention has recently been focused on the Trump administration’s practice of separating children from their parents at the southern U.S. border. The policy, which President Donald Trump ended with an an executive order and replaced with a policy of detaining entire families, was meant to deter immigrants from Central and Southern America from coming to the United States. It is only one of many ways the administration is trying to reduce not only new immigration, but also the population of immigrants already living and working in the United States. Asylum seekers, who are protected by the U.S.

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