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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

1,500 Per Day: Border Patrol Opens Temp Facility to Accommodate Border Surge

Immigration officials at the U.S. Mexico border have been forced to open a new temporary facility in Texas to accommodate a recent surge of illegal alien border crossers, a wave of nearly 1,500 people per day that once again threaten to overwhelm border patrol and create a housing crisis for thousands of alien families and children.

In October alone, Customs and Border Protection apprehended 46,197 illegal aliens crossing into the United States unlawfully via the Southwest U.S. border, including 13,124 members of family units and another 6,754 unaccompanied children. In fact, the number of family unit members apprehended in the first month of FY2017 is already 118 percent higher than those who were caught in October of last year.

Averaged out, border patrol caught about 1,490 illegal aliens per day in October.

Immigration officials said they’re currently housing about 41,000 illegal aliens in detention centers that typically accommodate between 31,000 and 34,000 people.



Steve said...

Totally unacceptable. With 60 days left until Trump takes over, this is not acceptable on any level. Congress must stop this NOW!

Anonymous said...

On Jan 21st, they should move a couple squadrons of C-130s to the border areas and start taking these people back to where they came from.
The ACLU and some judges will go nuts, but they don't have the authority to stop it unless the administration surrenders it to them.
It's time for that to STOP.
If people came across the border illegally, just put them back where they were. You don't need anybody's permission.

Anonymous said...

Right on 8:33

Anonymous said...

Obama administration is doing everything possible to
make it look like Trump isn't doing
anything when he takes over office by
flooding our Country with illegals.
Get them out of here!!
We will all be doomed if this isn't
stopped---& soon.

Anonymous said...

Uggh. Ridiculous. They are flooding the local area. Wal mart s parking lot looks nasty. I dnt recall it looking like that in past years. Walikng around pregnant looking for a loop hole to stay here. Im black and i cant stand to see none of them. I work hard everyday and cant fill my cart the way they are filling theres. Everyday working americans and the elderly cannot get the help they re receiving and it did not start w/ Obama its been happening. If Trump make good on that campaign promise alone, he is guaranteed my vote next election. Its sickening. It s disrespectful and triphling to speak various languages in America. Speak it in your home. If you do that in there country they ll kill u. I feel like a foreigner in my own country