Border Patrol took 851,000 people into custody during fiscal 2019 that’s the most illegal crossings in 12 years new federal data shows.
New federal data shared with The Washington Examiner shows the number of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border is the highest it has been since 2007. Around 851,000 were apprehended and taken into custody by border patrol agents in the fiscal year 2019, which ran from Oct. 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2019.
Got some federal data leaked to me — first to report these annual border numbers (they will be released by DHS in several weeks).
Data indicates the border crisis is over. Monthly apprehensions in Sept: 40,000 (from 132,000 in May). https://t.co/F1eglPYcrs
— Anna Giaritelli (@Anna_Giaritelli) October 5, 2019
Border Patrol agents working along the United States-Mexico border took into custody approximately 851,000 people in the U.S. government’s fiscal 2019, marking the highest number of arrests since 2007, according to federal data exclusively obtained by the Washington Examiner.
But the 40,000 people taken into custody in September is less than one-third of the 132,000 arrests made in May at the height of a surge of illegal immigrants.
Roughly 40,000 people were apprehended after crossing into Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California during the month of September. That number was added to the previous 11 months to bring fiscal 2019, which ran Oct. 1, 2018, through Sept. 30, to slightly more than 851,000 arrests. Those arrested for illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico may have claimed asylum once in custody, but that figure is not released by the government each month.
The 851,000 arrested at the southern border does not include the number of people who approached ports of entry, or border crossings, to claim asylum or pass through but were turned away. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees these figures, is expected to release this and related data in a few weeks. More
Definitely a crisis. Why isn’t Congress trying to fix this problem? Where’s the story about the record 851,000 deportations? Ya, the invasion continues on.
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