U.S. Southern Border Migration Crisis Worsens

Washington Times: Record arrests of Illegal-immigrant families on border bolster Trump's emergency claim

Illegal immigration continues to break records on the southwestern border — and they’re not good ones.

The number of families snared trying to sneak into the U.S. soared by 50 percent in one month alone, setting an all-time record with more than 36,000 family members apprehended, Homeland Security officials announced Tuesday.

The government has also encountered some 70 groups of at least 100 migrants during the first five months of the fiscal year, shattering records and placing new challenges on Border Patrol agents.

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WNU Editor: The current border crisis is going to pale to what is now coming .... Gallop Poll: 42 Million Latin Americans Say They Want To Move To The U.S. (February 11, 2019). Critics of President Trump are (of course) blaming him for this crisis even though he is the one who warned that this was going to happen .... Arrests on US-Mexico border spike as critics warn Trump approach to security ‘encourages illegal migration’ (The Independent).

More News On The U.S. Southern Border Migration Crisis

More migrants crossing US southern border in large groups -- AP
More migrant families arrested at border in five months than any previous full year -- WSJ
CBP says system at breaking point with more than 76,000 migrants illegally crossing or inadmissible last month -- CNN
Southern border at 'breaking point' after more than 76,000 illegal immigrants tried crossing in February, officials say -- FOX News
February marked 12-year-high for illegal immigration: 76,000 encountered at southern border -- Washington Examiner
Migrant Families Arrive In Busloads As Border Crossings Hit 10-Year High -- NPR
'Breaking point': US southern border influx surges to 76,000 -- Al Jazeera

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