Trump Administration

Migrant Encounters at Southwest Border Jump 944 Percent over April 2020

The number of migrants encountered by officers and agents operating under U.S. Customs and Border Protection along the southwest border with Mexico jumped for the 11th straight month. In April, Border Patrol agents and CBP officers encountered more than 178,000 migrants — a nearly 945 percent increase over the same month in 2020.

Carrizo Springs Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a large group of migrants including two previously deported sex offenders. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rages over Reopening America

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Thursday raged over the Trump administration allowing states to relax lockdown restrictions, contending that the GOP “showered their friends w/ bailout money” instead of pursuing preventative measures to lessen the impact of the public health crisis.

Alexandria-Ocasio-Cortez Rages