New Border Surge Prompts 10% Jump in 2019 Prediction to 1,072,000 Illegal Immigrants
“Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the ‘worst case scenario,’ a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million,” Paul Bedard reports.
“U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday revealed that May apprehensions topped 144,000. This year has seen 676,315 apprehensions so far, up 99% over this time last year.”