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The 2019 migrant surge is unlike any we’ve seen before. This is why

Posted on AllSides September 26th, 2019
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Historically, 90% of the migrants who illegally crossed the southwest border of the United States came from Mexico.

They were single adult men, typically seeking work in the U.S. They paid smugglers – known in Mexico as coyotes or polleros – to help them evade the U.S. Border Patrol. When caught, they were usually quickly deported.

That border is nearly unrecognizable today.

The percentage of adult males from Mexico crossing the border has plummeted. Meanwhile, the percentage of asylum-seeking adults with children in tow or children arriving without parents...

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