April 26, 2019
By Josh Hammer
As The Daily Wire has reported extensively, the United States is currently experiencing an unprecedented migrant influx at our southern border that, in the words of National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd, places our national border and homeland security apparatus in “uncharted waters.” Here is how U.S. Customs and Border Protection put the border numbers in context, as part of its press release accompanying its monthly report for March:
In Fiscal Year 2019 to date, the U.S. Border Patrol has seen a more than 370% increase in the number of family units apprehended compared to the same time period in FY2018. Today, 60% of apprehensions along the Southwest border are family units and unaccompanied children, made up predominantly of individuals from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Read the full story at The Daily Wire.
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