Illegal border crossings down, but encounters at ports of entry continue to increase

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Chris Chmielenski
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Friday, July 21, 2023
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National Issues
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If you've read or seen reports from the media this week, or heard Biden Administration officials talk about the border, you might think that the border crisis is beginning to wind down.

Yes, the number of illegal border crossings has lessened. But the illegal aliens showing up at ports of entry along the Southwest border in June hit its highest level since Pres. Biden took office in 2021. And we don't know yet how many illegal aliens were paroled into the country by the administration at a port of entry NOT along the Southwest border.

First, let's take a closer look at the newest report from the Department of Homeland Security detailing the number of illegal alien encounters along the Southwest border last month. . . .