Filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza was on “The Kelly File” to discuss the mass influx of unaccompanied immigrant children.

New figures released by Border Patrol reveal that more than 55,000 children have been detained since October, up 500 percent from this time last year.

D’Souza said that there has been poverty and need around the world since the time of the Babylonians, so why is this happening now?

O’Reilly: Huge Influx of Foreign Children Will Hurt Americans

“Nothing has changed over there, what has changed is over here,” he said, telling Megyn Kelly that the Obama administration has signaled for the past six years that it’s not serious about immigration laws and wants amnesty.

D’Souza also discussed the connection between President Barack Obama and Saul Alinsky. Plus, he told Kelly about his meeting with the Costco CEO after the company pulled his book from shelves, then reversed its decision.

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