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Have There Been 900,000+ Border Encounters in 2024?

Posted on AllSides February 15th, 2024
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FACT CHECK

From Texas Governor Greg Abbott's battle with the federal government to House Republicans voting to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, immigration remains a hot-button issue among Americans heading toward the 2024 presidential election.

Migrant encounters across U.S. borders exceeded 988,900 in the past three months, with a record-high 2.5 million last year, pushing the issue high up policy priorities and political campaigning.

One viral social media post suggested that already this year, figures from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) showed there have been nearly 1 million border encounters.

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https://www.newsweek.com/fact-check-have-there-been-900000-border-encounters-2024-1869944

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