December Marks Seventh Month Apprehensions Declined at the Southern Border

Posted on AllSides January 9th, 2020
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According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), enforcement actions along the southwest border in December, including apprehensions and inadmissible entries for illegal immigrants, totaled more than 40,600, representing a decrease of 5 percent compared to November’s enforcement statistics.

Last month’s decline marks the seventh month in a row apprehensions and inadmissible entries decreased at the U.S.-Mexico border since reaching a peak of more than 144,000 enforcement actions in May.

Last month, acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan attributed the decline to the Trump administration’s border security initiatives aimed at...

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