Exclusive Report: Border Agents Made 1,075 Apprehensions PER DAY in March
New data released Friday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows border agents apprehended 4,448 illegal alien family units at the Southwest U.S. border during the month of March – averaging about 143 family units per day. That number is up significantly from the 3.048 family unit apprehensions reported in February.
Altogether, CBP agents report having apprehended 32,117 illegal alien family units so far in Fiscal Year 2016, which began on Oct. 1 of last year.
The number of apprehensions so far in FY2016 is also 62 percent higher than the 19,830 family units that CBP apprehended during the same time in FY2014, and 131 percent higher than the 13,913 family units they caught in FY2015.
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