Over 170,000 migrants were arrested after crossing the southern border illegally in March, marking a 15-year high in total monthly crossings.
The number of border crossings in March is a significant increase from the nearly 97,000 migrants who were arrested at the border in February, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The Biden administration has struggled to control the situation as migrants continue to surge across the border, overwhelming resources and overcrowding facilities.
Single men, families with young children and unaccompanied minors have all swarmed the border.
Over 53,000 family groups arrived at the border in March, a sharp increase from the 7,300 who arrived in January, according to the Washington Examiner.
March hit a total that has not been seen since the George W. Bush administration in 2006.
However, Mexican men were the largest demographic