Thu Jun 6, 2019, 07:22 PM

New Border Surge Prompts 10% Jump In 2019 Prediction To 1,072,000 Illegal Immigrants

by Paul Bedard
| June 06, 2019 08:53 AM

Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday revealed that May apprehensions topped 144,000. This year has seen 676,315 apprehensions so far, up 99% over this time last year.

That shocked immigration officials who had hoped it would drop in part due to the Trump administration’s get tough efforts on the border and the potentially deadly heat migrants encounter traveling through northern Mexico.

Steven Kopits, the president of Princeton Policy Advisors which has predicted that immigrant apprehensions would reach 931,000 this year, expressed concern about the May numbers and boosted his prediction to 1,072,000.

“This is the highest for the month of May since 2000 and the highest for any calendar month since March 2006,” he said in a report provided to Secrets.


Boy oh boy, that ole trump sure in doing a "great job" on the border, indeed...


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Fri Jun 7, 2019, 09:18 AM

1. Great job, Trumpy

MAGA, one refugee at a time.

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