is a senior designer and developer on the Tribune's data visuals team. She joined the Tribune after five years at The Washington Post, where she used data to tell stories about politics, policy and the economy. Prior to the Post, Darla worked in Florida at the Tampa Bay Times and completed a fellowship at the Poynter Institute. Darla's a Colorado native with a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
As the Trump administration prepares to deploy National Guard units to the border, a look at the federal government's own statistics show that, despite a recent spike, overall border crossings are at historic lows.