WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says illegal immigration is ‘crisis’
WASHINGTON —January 08, 2019— The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):
President Donald Trump says in an Oval Office address that there is a “growing humanitarian and security crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, though crossings have fallen in recent years.
The president said Tuesday night that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal immigration. He says it strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages.