Nearly a Quarter of a Million Illegal Migrant Encounters in July Shows Illegal Immigration is Not Abating, Says FAIR

Article author: 
Ira Mehlman
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Article date: 
Monday, September 11, 2023
Article category: 
National Issues
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“Despite the happy talk coming out of the Biden administration, claiming that their policies have reduced illegal immigration, the July Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data show precisely the opposite. Overall CBP encounters in July were 245,286, up from 238,929 in July 2022. Even Southwest Border encounters between ports of entry – which had been artificially reduced because the administration has been massively abusing its parole authority to allow many inadmissible aliens to enter – rose sharply in July, even as temperatures soared into the triple digits. . . .