Border Apprehensions Decline for First Time Since January

10 Luglio 2019 0 Di Luna Rossa

The number of people arrested while crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28% in June, the first decline since January.

The number of people arrested while illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28% in June, the first decline since January, the Trump administration said.

The Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday that 104,344 people were taken into custody last month. The department attributed the reduction to the Trump administration’s policy of sending some asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait for U.S. court dates and to efforts by Mexican authorities to slow the flow…

Sorgente: Border Apprehensions Decline for First Time Since January

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