October Migrant Apprehensions at Border Jump 130 Percent from Prior Year

October Migrant Apprehensions at Border Jump 130 Percent from Prior Year


Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 159,000 migrants who illegally crossed the southwest border with Mexico between ports of entry in October. The record-setting apprehensions represent an increase of nearly 130 percent over the previous October.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials released the October Southwest Land Border Encounters Report after the close of business on Monday night. The official report confirms a leaked Border Patrol document reviewed earlier this month by Breitbart Texas revealing more than 158,000 migrants.

The official report shows that Border Patrol agents apprehended 158,575 migrants during the first month of the new fiscal year. This is up from only 69,032 in October 2020.

The more than 158,000 migrants apprehended include 104,441 single adults (a 75 percent increase from last

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