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High numbers of migrants at US-Mexico border change little in May, Customs and Border Patrol says – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2021-06-10 18:15:44 –

According to data from the Washington-Customs and Border Protection, the US-Mexico border in May was encountered by about 1% more people overall than in April. As CBP knows, more than 180,000 people arrived at the border in May.

Data show that the number of unaccompanied or traveling alone has dropped from a record high of nearly 19,000 in March to more than 14,100 in May.

Many children are burdening the CBP and health and welfare services government agencies that handle the processing and placement of unaccompanied children. Temporary shelters have been opened to accommodate the increase in minors.

While the number of children approaching the border is declining with the number of family units, agents are seeing an increase in adults traveling alone.

In May, agents rejected more than 112,000 individuals under Title 42, and in 62% of all encounters with immigrants in May, individuals were rejected at the border for Title 42.

That section of The law allows border guards Denying people to enter the United States when it is possible to bring an infection like COVID-19 to the United States is still listed as a high-risk country according to the CDC, based on the number of coronavirus cases currently documented. It has been.



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