Border Patrol agents have encountered a record number of 1,853,837 migrants since October, according to internal U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data exclusively obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation.
The illegal border crossings, which occurred between Oct. 1, 2021, and Aug. 6 2022, already exceed the 1,662,422 Border Patrol encountered in fiscal year 2021, which was already a record high for the force, according to the internal data.
The record number comes after Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas assured the public in July that “the border is secure.”
The number of migrant rescues and deaths also surpass the record highs of fiscal year 2021. In total, there were 19,144 rescues and 663 deaths between Oct. 1, 2021 and Aug. 6, 2022.
There were 18,881 illegal alien rescues and 650 illegal alien deaths between October 2021 and July 2022, and the new numbers show the devastation is only increasing, according previous data the DCNF earlier exclusively obtained…. (Read more)