Tuesday, August 01, 2017

El Paso region leads southwest in border apprehensions

There's a drastic increase in migrants caught at the border across the country. The largest change in number of arrests happened in the El Paso sector. According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website, in the El Paso region the number of families arrested on the border has more than doubled. No other Southwest border sector even comes close. Among unaccompanied children apprehensions that number is up by 17 percent compared to last year. The El Paso region, once again, is leading the way among Southwest border sectors. Among those apprehended it's migrants from Central American countries like El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that make up the majority of those detained...more

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