Border Patrol Captured 103,000 Illegal Immigrants Last Month

US Southern Border

US Southern Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reporting that agents encountered over 103-thousand illegal immigrants crossing the southern border into the U.S. last month. Most of those people were caught trying to cross the border between ports of entry, while over ten-thousand presented themselves to agents at a port of entry. The numbers for last month are the highest for a March since 115-thousand people were apprehended in March 2007. So far, over 400-thousand illegal immigrants have been captured since October, compared with 520-thousand from October 2017 through September 2018. 

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