In March alone, the United States received more than 18,000 minors, which is the largest number of immigrants in a month
Washington, April 8 (EFE). -presidential palace Joe Biden face history record As it arrived in March last year U.S. borders Mexico Among 18,890 single minor immigrants, this is the highest number in a month since the current immigration authorities began to collect these data in 2009.
according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP, English) The number of small detectives intercepted in March doubled from the total in February, when the agency detained 9,271 small detectives.
The data confirms the processing system’s Border Patrol The complexity you are dealing with is due to Coronavirus pandemicAs recognized by the government and pro-immigrant organizations, this can hardly be compared with the challenges faced by its predecessor government. Donald Trump.
In May 2019, under the leadership of the Trump administration, 11,475 children were detained at the border with Mexico. That month, 132,856 children transited from the country to the United States. Undocumented immigration, The president at the time described it as a “crisis.”
The Biden administration is reluctant to talk about the crisis under pressure from aid organizations and Republican leaders, and they question the policies of Democratic leaders.
But CBP’s March data shows Arrest of undocumented immigrants In the border area with Mexico, they have reached their highest monthly level in 20 years.
According to data updated by CBP this Thursday, border agents intercepted a total of 172,331 undocumented immigrants last month, an increase of 70.6% from 101,028 in February this year.
Of the more than 172,000 immigrants intercepted in March, 168,195 were captured by CBP. They crossed irregularly at that time and another 4,136 arrived Sentry box Entry from the border is declared as “no entry allowed” in many cases.
According to official agency data reviewed by Efe, the number of detainees between ports of entry was 168,195, the highest in a month since CBP arrested 170,580 illegal immigrants in March 2001.
that recording Unpublished for twenty years, in minor The pressure on the Biden administration is increasing. The Minister of National Security of the Biden administration, Alejandro Majorcas, visited the southern border for the third time this Thursday. El Paso and McAllen, Located in Texas.
This Minor migration However, this has been a recent concern of the US government.
In June 2014, the then President Barack Obama -Biden served as Vice President-Counted 10,620 minors who arrived at the border area at the highest peak Immigration crisis Occupied his government that year.
This time, American public opinion is particularly sensitive to the situation of underage immigrants. Zero tolerance policyUnder his protection trump card Separate the children from their parents who were arrested at the border.
Complaints about the instability that children face in the United States are still in the minds of Americans. Detention center To those who were dispatched during the Republican government.
Just this week, a videotape of a 10-year-old Nicaraguan boy was abandoned at the border. When he was spotted by the Border Patrol, he cried and begged for help, showing the seriousness of the situation the children were trying to face. Arrived in the soil of the United States.