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Border authorities encountered 190,000 people illegally crossing border in June, highest in 21 years

Posted on AllSides July 16th, 2021
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Approximately 190,000 people attempted to cross the southern border illegally from Mexico into the United States in June, the most seen in more than 21 years, Customs and Border Protection said Friday.

The number of noncitizens encountered by law enforcement last month is the highest level since President Joe Biden took office six months ago and walked back a number of Trump administration policies that had kept the numbers at less than half their present rate.

The 188,829 encounters recorded include people who tried to get into the country by coming over between land...

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