The number of illegal immigrants entering America reached the second-highest level in history last month, according to statistics released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
In all, 188,829 people illegally crossed the U.S. border with Mexico during the month of June, a 5% increase over May. That means that June saw the second-largest monthly number of illegal entries in history, behind March 2000, when CBP apprehended 220,063 illegal immigrants.
More than 1 million illegal immigrants have entered the U.S. during this fiscal year, which began in October. That’s the first time the U.S. has crossed that threshold since 2006.
The number of illegal entries has increased every month since President Joe Biden’s inauguration. “If the current apprehension trajectory continues, CBP will have encountered more than 1 million illegal immigrants at the southern border by late July – when Biden reaches his six month mark in office,” reported the Daily Mail.
The spike in June border crossings casts doubt on President Joe