Illegal Immigration Arrests Highest They’ve Been Since 1986

'We’re seeing the highest number of cross border crossings and it’s all because of the catastrophic open border policies by the Biden administration...'

Under the Biden administration, US Border Patrol arrests reached the highest levels this past year since 1986, according to recently released data from US Customs and Border Protection.

Immigration agents detained more than 1.7 million illegal immigrants at the southern border during the 2021 fiscal year, which ended in September. That is the highest the numbers have been since 1986, when Border Patrol made 1.69 million arrests nationwide.

The Rio Grande Valley sector in Texas saw the most arrests, with 549,000 Border Patrol apprehensions. The Del Rio sector had 259,000 apprehensions.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott blamed the Biden administration for the high illegal immigration numbers, accusing the president of failing to enforce immigration laws.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

“We’re seeing the highest number of cross border crossings and it’s all because of the catastrophic open border policies by the Biden administration,” he told Fox News this week.

President Joe Biden’s former Border Patrol chief, Rodney Scott, agreed. Scott said Biden administration officials have been enabling illegal immigration for months.

“The Biden administration’s team at [the Department of Homeland Security] is laser-focused on expediting the flow of migrants into the U.S. and downplaying the significant vulnerability this creates for terrorists, narcotics smugglers, human traffickers, and even hostile nations to gain access to our homeland,” he said.

Scott was forced out of the administration last month as part of Biden’s effort to get rid of anyone sympathetic toward former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Biden’s latest Customs and Border Protection appointment, Chris Magnus, has refused to call the immigration crisis a “crisis,” instead referring to it as a “very serious” matter.

“Regardless of what we call it, it is something important to me,” he said during his confirmation hearing on Tuesday.

- Advertisement -


Alleged Cultural Inclusiveness of ‘Latinx’ Lingo Costing Democrat Voters

Despite the best efforts of Democrats, social justice gadflies, and academic elitists to mainstream the concocted term "Latinx," a new poll showed that a significant...

California’s Woke Math Curriculum Gets Failing Grades, Harming Education

Over 700 mathematicians and scientists signed a letter denouncing the California Mathematics Framework, a “woke” approach to math instituted by the state, as bad...

Chris Cuomo Hires Lawyer to File Suit Against CNN For Dismissal

After being fired by CNN for a presumed violation of journalistic ethics, and possibly sexual harassment, Chris Cuomo didn’t take much time to hire...

COVID Czars Eyeing Virus Mutants for More Control

(Headline USA) As the omicron coronavirus variant spreads in southern Africa and pops up in countries all around the world, scientists are anxiously watching...

Ambush Attacks on Police Skyrocket in Wake of Leftist Defund Movement

In a year that saw radical leftist elites and woke-washed politicians wailing about the need to defund police departments, an appallingly high number of...

Failed Obama Foreign Policy Looms Over Biden and Putin Talks

(Headline USA) President Joe Biden is ready to warn Vladimir Putin during a video call that Russia will face economy-jarring sanctions if it invades...

Survivors Gather to Remember Those Lost at Pearl Harbor

(Headline USA) A few dozen survivors of Pearl Harbor are expected to gather at the site of the Japanese bombing 80 years ago to...

Rep. Castro: AT&T & Discovery Merger Will Hurt Diversity

(Headline USA) Congressional Democrats are raising concerns that the proposed merger of Discovery and AT&T's WarnerMedia, a $43 billion effort to conquer the world...

Fired CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo Quits SiriusXM Show Too

(Associated Press) Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said he's dropping his SiriusXM radio show, a decision that followed a sexual harassment allegation. "While I have...
- Advertisement -