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.
VP Harris To Migrants: ‘Do Not Come’
Vice President Kamala Harris issued a stern warning to migrants, saying they should not make the dangerous trek to the U.S.-Mexico border and claiming that they would be “turned back” if they tried to do so.
DHS Secretary Mayorkas To Visit Southern Border Amid Migrant Surge
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will make a visit to the southern border Friday as the Biden administration continues to face intense scrutiny over the spiraling crisis they created that has seen a mounting surge in migrants, especially unaccompanied children crossing the border.