According to information analyzed by The Washington Post, they estimate there were more than 171,000 migrants apprehended on the Southern Border in March.
They also say this is the highest amount of illegal migrants crossing in 15 years. In comparison to last year, there were about 34,000 migrants encountered.
According to President Joe Biden “nothing has changed.”
“It happens every single, solitary year: There is a significant increase in the number of people coming to the border in the winter months of January, February, March. That happens every year,” he said.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently shared information with Fox News where they showed a 313% increase this fiscal year along the Rio Grand Valley Sector. The Del Rio sector also experienced a 434% increase versus last year.