For the second consecutive month, more than 200,000 migrants were encountered at the U.S.-Mexico southern border in August — as illegal crossings remained at decades-high levels despite the scorching summer heat, according to data released Wednesday by Customs and Border Protection.
Vice President Kamala Harris snapped at a Univision reporter when pressed as to when exactly will make a trip down to the U.S.-Mexico border, visibly showing irritation towards this one question that has dogged her repeatedly this whole week.
The White House on Monday walks back remarks President Biden made over the weekend in referring to the influx surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border as a “crisis,” arguing that he misspoke and that he actually was implying the conditions in Central America that have led to migrants to flee, not the situation regarding minors being held in cramped jail-like detention facilities at the border.
President Biden announced two vocal Trump critics he is slated to nominate Monday to oversee the Department of Homeland Security agency, as well as a slew of others for several top immigration roles, as the new administration struggles to contain a homemade crisis they are facing with having the largest increase in migrants arriving at the southwest border in over two decades.
The Biden administration is projecting the number of unaccompanied children crossing the border which has already overwhelmed detention facilities will continue to spiral over the next six months with numbers projected to smash records every month, according to a new report.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has now released its first official photos and B-roll videos from inside two large temporary facilities in Texas where unaccompanied migrant children and families are being held and processed by the Border Patrol, images the Biden Administration has tried to keep in secrecy from letting American public from seeing the surging crisis.