Authorities arrested more than 1,171,000 immigrants trying to enter the United States last month, the highest in at least 15 years.
In March, more than 1,000 immigrants from Mexico were caught trying to cross into the United States, according to new border patrol data.
Last month the number of threats exceeded the lowest monthly in 15 years and the latest outflow of 2019 which reached 133,000 in one month.
The data offers a worrying new measure of scope Humanitarian challenges Facing President Joe Biden on the Southwest U.S. border. Biden has made it easier for his predecessor, former President Donald Trump, to strictly “stay in Mexico” with asylum and family separation policies.
Preliminary figures show that about 19,000 continued migrant children and 53,000 family members traveled together across the border in March, according to Reuters news agency. Single adults made a total of about 99,000
The Biden administration is struggling to find housing for underage children Crammed border station And processing centers for a few weeks.
The U.S. government’s shelter system has overshadowed the children’s homes, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is pushing for the opening of emergency shelters, including convention center sites in Dallas and San Diego.
Immigration to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) service is on the rise, resulting in nearly a thousand people not migrating to the United States in a single day, “the Washington Post newspaper quoted officials familiar with the information as saying.
Authority to reduce pressure on border patrols and overflowing holding facilities Some immigrants are releasing families To appear in immigration court without notice or sometimes without any paperwork.
The granular video released by the border authorities on March 31 captures the frustration of parents and children trying to enter the United States. In the scene captured on The Remote Camera, a man threw two young girls, ages three and five, from the top of a 4.3-meter fence, according to the Associated Press.
In the video, a man bends a boy while holding a hand. With the baby shaking she lets go. He landed on his feet, then fell into the dirt first. The smuggler does the same thing with a slightly older child, who falls at his feet and falls under him. The smuggler and another man then fled into the Mexican desert, the AP reported.
The CBP has invested in remote cameras and surveillance technology that help the agency detect illegal crossings as events unfold.
The two girls were found alert, taken to hospital and cleared of any bodily injuries. On April 1, so far, they have remained in the temporary holding facility of the border patrol resolved to locate the HHS.
The girls’ mother is in the United States and authorities are contacting her, a CBP spokesman said without elaborating.
President Biden has retained Vice President Kamala Harris Responsible for the administration’s response A large number of immigrants are trying to enter the United States.
There’s Harris Called waves He called it a “huge problem” for unaccompanied children crossing the southern border from Mexico to the United States and said it would not be resolved “overnight”.
Biden is confronted Criticism from Republicans, Who blamed the U.S. president for the increase in arrivals.