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Hundreds Reportedly Slipping Past Border Patrols on US-Mexico Frontier Daily Due to Lack of Agents

Sputnik International

By Ilya Tsukanov

November 14,2021

US Customs and Border Protection reported stopping over 192,000 migrants from coming over the border from Mexico in September, with the total number of encounters for fiscal year 2021 topping 1.7 million people – surpassing the previous record of 1.64 million encounters in 2000.
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector – the busiest corridor along the US-Mexico border for illegal migrant crossings – reported 1,909 encounters and 262 “gotaways” in a single 24-hour period on Friday.
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