"We've seen an absolutely wonderful drop in the number of migrants coming out of Central America taking that terribly risky route from Central America into the United States", Kelly said.
Kelly said that the success at the border is due to the "huge amount of cooperation" from Mexicans and local Mexican authorities on both sides of the border, despite the widespread corruption due to trafficking fueled by USA drug consumption. But he said separation would not be routine.
Kelly said he was consulting with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials about where additional fencing along the almost 2,000-mile border was most needed, adding that he had been given "a lot of elbow room" on the issue. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) - to issue a written directive to his 230,000 Homeland Security staff.
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"It's unlikely that we will build a wall or physical barrier from sea to shining sea".
Kelly said a "physical barrier works" in the 650 miles where it now exists along the southern border.
Contrary to the general vibe created that by Trump's repeated phrase that he's gonna "build that wall", the border between the United States and Mexico isn't a free-for-all.
Arrests of people caught trying to sneak into the United States from Mexico dropped in March to the lowest point in more than 17 years.
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The Department of Homeland Security had asked several companies to submit bids for the establishment of a 2,000-mile barrier that will deter illegal immigrants as well as drug traffickers from entering the country. "It's unlikely we will build a physical barrier from sea to shining sea, but it is very likely that we'll put it where our men and women say we should put it".
In response to Kelly's comments, Sen. Claire McCaskill both noted that the agents on the border say they would prefer fencing - so that they can see what's happening on the other side of the border.
The DHS chief said that each border sector will have to submit a request regarding the length of the wall or fencing it needs, and at the same time he acknowledged that there are places where the construction can not be accomplished due to the topography or because the zones are specially administered, such as Indian reservations.
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At the end of the summit Friday, Xi departed Florida for a more northern vista, landing in Alaska and requesting time with Gov. He said Trump decided that the United States "could not yet again turn away, turn a blind eye" after Obama's inaction in 2013.