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Second Migrant Overflow Station Closed in Trump’s First Month

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have confirmed the closing of a second temporary holding facility following the swearing in of President Donald Trump. Border apprehension numbers along the southwestern border with Mexico fell in January for the first time in several months.

Donna Facility

Illegal Immigrant Families Caught at Border Up 37 Percent in October

The apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) and Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) saw dramatic increases despite substantial existing records. The total apprehensions of illegal immigrants rushing into the U.S. ahead of the 2016 General Election also jumped nearly 17 percent over the prior month.

UACs apprehended in RGV Sector

Border Patrol Agents Save Two Children From Heat

Border Patrol agents working out of the Weslaco Station in the Rio Grande Valley Sector rescued two illegal immigrant children who were suffering the effects of the extreme south Texas heat on Monday.

Unaccompanied Minors Captured near Mission Texas. Breitbart Texas Photo by Bob Price

Alien Minors at Border Up 102 Percent — Family Units 171 Percent

Border crossings by Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) and Family Units rose significantly during the first four months of FY 2016 when compared to the same period in FY 2015. Some Border Patrol sectors reported in excess of 500 percent increases in both categories.

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