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Border Patrol arrests at highest level ever: report

Posted on AllSides October 22nd, 2021
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Arrests by the Border Patrol are at their highest levels ever, The Washington Post reported early Wednesday, citing unpublished U.S. Customs and Border Protection data. 

The data also reportedly show that authorities detained more than 1.7 million migrants along the border during the fiscal year that ended last month.

Migrants from outside Mexico and Central America, including Haitians, Venezuelans, Ecuadorans, Cubans, Brazilians and migrants from dozens of other nations that the CBP categorized as “other,” accounted for 367,000 arrests, according to the Post.

Approximately 309,000 migrants from Honduras were also detained, along with 279,000 from Guatemala and 96,000 from...

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