30% of FY22 Border Arrests Aren’t from Mexico or the Northern Triangle

Article subtitle: 
The limits of the Biden administration’s "root causes" efforts
Article author: 
Andrew R. Arthur
Article publisher: 
Center for Immigration Studies
Article date: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

I reported this week that the migrant surge at the Southwest border that began in FY 2021 has continued largely unabated into October and November. An increasing number of migrants who are not from Mexico (OTMs) or nationals of the “Northern Triangle” countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, or Honduras (ONTs) is exacerbating that surge. They pose the biggest challenge to the one of the few public efforts that the Biden administration is undertaking to control the Southwest border. . . .