CBP Reports Drop in Border Apprehensions

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WESLACO - Officials reported another drop in illegal border crossings.

The Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan tweeted a month-to-month graph showing the drop.

December was down 2,000 cases of total apprehensions and inadmissible cases compared to November, a 72% drop from the 13-year high in May.

During that time more than 144,000 people crossed the border illegally.


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