Saturday, October 29, 2022

Record 856 Migrants Die at Southern Border in Fiscal Year 2022; Ted Cruz Slams Biden as Migrant Deaths Surge: 'Body Bags Keep Piling Up'

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Record 856 migrants die at southern border in fiscal year 2022: CBP
A record number of illegal migrants have died crossing the border, according to Customs and Border Protection data obtained exclusively by Fox News.
The total number of migrant deaths at the U.S. southern border fiscal year 2022 total 856 – the highest and deadliest ever on record.
CBP data also shows that there have already been 25 migrant deaths recorded in fiscal year 2023 thus far. Fiscal year 2023 began on Oct. 1.
Those numbers show there were 227,547 ​migrant encounters in September. That figure is the highest September total in DHS history, and a massive increase over prior Septembers: 192,000 in Sept. 2021; 57,674 in Sept. 2020; and 52,546 in Sept. 2019.
Last month’s figures also saw an increase from August, when there were 203,598 migrant encounters. --->READ MORE HERE
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Ted Cruz Slams Biden as Migrant Deaths Surge: 'Body Bags Keep Piling Up':
Senator Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican, is taking aim at President Joe Biden over the U.S.-Mexico border once again.
Fox News reported on Saturday that a record breaking 856 migrants died at the border during Fiscal Year 2022, which makes it the deadliest year at the border to date. Cruz then took to Twitter and tweeted: "The Biden body bags keep piling up."
Another unfavorable statistic for the Biden administration shows that encounters at the border topped 2.76 million. This number is up nearly 1 million people from the previous annual record, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Danilo Zak, vice president of policy and advocacy at the National Immigration Forum, told Newsweek that although encounters are up, the total number of apprehensions are down. "We are doing better at apprehension, although the number of encounters still poses a massive problem at the border and for local communities," he said. --->READ MORE HERE
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