Complete overhaul of immigration law needed to solve border crisis

How does the United States maintain its reputation and conformity to international law that states it cannot return persons to perilous situations and should provide asylum-seekers a hearing, while at the same controlling its borders when vast numbers seek asylum?

Hemispheric summit ends with immigration deal among countries

The statement released by the White House and signed by the heads of state of Mexico and several countries in Central and South America said that “migration should be a voluntary, informed choice and not a necessity,” and it makes the task of aiding migrants and refugees a shared responsibility among many nations.