Tuesday, December 7

The United States Records the Highest Number of Immigrant Detentions Ever Recorded at the Border with Mexico


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US Border Patrol agents detain a migrant in the US state of New Mexico.

Image source, Reuters

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US Border Patrol agents detain a migrant in the US state of New Mexico.

It is the highest number ever recorded. The United States published a number of detainees along its border with Mexico in the last 12 months. more than 1.7 million migrants.

Of these, more than a million they were expelled to Mexico or to their countries of origin, according to US Customs and Border Protection data.

The agents they detained migrants from more than 160 countries.

Image source, Getty Images

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Recently, images of border agents on horseback chasing migrants in the US generated controversy.

The President Joe Biden’s popularity in opinion polls he has been sinking, partly as a result of his immigration policy.


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