• The number of children traveling alone at the southern border decreased in April

    1 month ago - By KMBC

    The southern border saw fewer crossings of unaccompanied children in April, decreasing from an all-time high a month earlier. At the same time, more adults were found coming without families, authorities said Tuesday.
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  • Number of children traveling alone at border eases in April

    Number of children traveling alone at border eases in April

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    SAN DIEGO - The number of unaccompanied children encountered on the U.S. border with Mexico in April eased from an all-time high a month earlier, while more adults were found coming without families, authorities said Tuesday.
    Authorities encountered 17,171 children traveling alone, down 9% from 18,960 in March, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, but still well above the previous high of 11,475 reported in May 2019 by the Border Patrol, which began publishing numbers in 2009.
    Overall, the Border Patrol's 173,460 encounters with migrants on the Mexican border in April were up...
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