The immigration crisis on the southern border of the United States is becoming more severe

2021.04.09. 07:05

Twenty years ago, many illegal immigrants were not detained at the US-Mexico border in one month as in March, the US Customs and Border Protection said Thursday, a nearly 71 percent increase from February.

According to CBP

There were no unaccompanied children at the border as there was last month, with their number reaching 18,890, double the number recorded in February.

US Border Guard

Last month, 172,331 illegal immigrants were arrested at the border, up 70.6 percent from 101,028 in February.

According to a news agency report, the numbers indicate the exacerbation of the immigration crisis on the southern border of the United States, which has not subsided since May of last year, and has intensified since then. Joe Biden The US President was appointed to the office in January. The crisis increases the pressure on the Biden government, Alejandro Mayuras The Internal Security Minister is scheduled to visit the southern border for the third time on Thursday.

Sixty percent of the people detained along the border during the month of March (103,900 people) were immediately deported to Donald Trump The application of a judgment issued by the government of the President of the United States.

The Biden government has been criticized for making children crossing the border spend more time than is allowed by law in CBP-run centers that were not designed for children.

Of the 18,890 children who arrived at the border unaccompanied in March, 8,366 came from Guatemala, 5,907 from Honduras, 1,570 from Salvador and 2,452 from Mexico.

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