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Border arrests decline by nearly 40% since President Biden's executive order was signed

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — President Biden's executive order which limits asylum access for migrants who cross the border illegally is lowering the number of apprehensions in the Tucson Sector. In the last week of May, the last full week of data when the executive order was not in effect, 7,800 migrants were apprehended in Tucson. Over the last week, 4,900 migrants were apprehended, a 37% decrease. Even with the recent decrease, overall numbers in Tucson remain historically high. The sector also leads all other southern border sectors in total apprehensions...

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