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EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Projects 1.8M Migrant Apprehensions in 2022

According to CBP, 1.7 million migrants were apprehended within the southwest sectors in FY2021. The previous record stood since 2000 when 1.6 million were arrested.

The apprehension numbers, according to the source, are only part of the equation. With the current rate of entries, the Border Patrol is unable to adequately patrol and protect the southwest border. State and local law enforcement agencies have been forced to dedicate more time and resources to what historically have been considered federal duties. . . . Read more about EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Projects 1.8M Migrant Apprehensions in 2022

Nearly 9K Migrants Apprehended Under Texas Border Enforcement Programs

Texas law enforcement officers arrested nearly 9,000 migrants for violations of state law under Governor Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star. The effort focuses on the enforcement of Texas laws violated by migrants after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. . . . Read more about Nearly 9K Migrants Apprehended Under Texas Border Enforcement Programs

US Reopens Borders to ‘Nonessential’ Travel After 18 Months of Disruption

The United States on Monday resumed border crossings via land and ferry for nonessential reasons to travelers who are fully vaccinated against the CCP virus, following more than a year of disruptions due to COVID-19 restrictions. . . . Read more about US Reopens Borders to ‘Nonessential’ Travel After 18 Months of Disruption

Arrests of Illegal Immigrants at US–Mexico Border Set New October Record

Apprehensions along the U.S.–Mexico border in October set a new record for the month, unpublished data obtained by The Epoch Times show.

Border Patrol logged about 163,000 arrests of illegal immigrants at the northern and southern borders, according to the preliminary data, which does not include Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations (OFO). . . . Read more about Arrests of Illegal Immigrants at US–Mexico Border Set New October Record

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Smugglers Coordinate with National Guard to Ferry Migrants into South Texas

ROMA, Texas — Human smugglers ferried more than 100 migrants into the downtown square Monday night. U.S. Army National Guardsmen assisted Border Patrol agents to line the migrants and march them into the city for transport. In what has become a nightly ritual, smugglers made short work of transporting the migrants into Roma from Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas. . . . Read more about EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Smugglers Coordinate with National Guard to Ferry Migrants into South Texas

Taxpayers to cover cost of Afghan evacuees’ immigration applications

Homeland Security announced Monday that it will waive the usual immigration fees for Afghan evacuees who’ve been paroled into the country since the start of the airlift operation, leaving U.S. taxpayers to pick up the tab for their costs. . . . Read more about Taxpayers to cover cost of Afghan evacuees’ immigration applications

Biden’s Border Crisis Is About to Hit a New Low

The border crisis Joe Biden and his administration created is about to hit a new low, as the “mother of all caravans” moves towards the U.S.

Throughout their nearly ten months in office, Biden administration officials have repeatedly denied that the situation at the border is a crisis. . . . Read more about Biden’s Border Crisis Is About to Hit a New Low

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Texas Installs Border Barrier Made of Shipping Containers

EAGLE PASS, Texas — Trucks arrived in the early morning hours Tuesday hauling dozens of shipping containers to the banks of the Rio Grande. Governor Greg Abbott is using the re-purposed containers to serve as a makeshift border barrier in preparation for the latest migrant caravan. As locals looked on from both sides of the border, Texas authorities worked with contract crews to install the containers. . . . Read more about EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Texas Installs Border Barrier Made of Shipping Containers

Biden to End Wait in Mexico on Appeal?

WASHINGTON—The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in opposition to the Biden administration’s appeal of a district court order restoring the Wait in Mexico asylum policy. The district court had ordered this Trump administration policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico to wait for their asylum hearings in that country, rather than in the United States, resumed until such time as the border is under control. . . . Read more about Biden to End Wait in Mexico on Appeal?

Migrant Apprehensions at Texas-Based Border Sectors in 2021 Nearly Matches Dallas Population

The number of migrants apprehended in the five Texas-based Border Patrol Sectors nearly matched the population of the state’s third-largest city, Dallas. Agents apprehended nearly 1.2 million migrants during the recently ended fiscal year. . . . Read more about Migrant Apprehensions at Texas-Based Border Sectors in 2021 Nearly Matches Dallas Population

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