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Illegal immigrant crossings fall 78% and
once overcrowded cells are empty

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Posted By: earlybird, 1/17/2020 8:33:01 AM

There are a lot of statistics Mark A. Morgan, acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner, uses to show how Trump policies have helped to cut illegal immigration into the United States. But there are two that he feels really make clear the victory his agency has had in the past year, and he highlighted them in a small meeting Tuesday. First is daily apprehensions, a number that hit 4,600 at the height of the latest crisis in May. That has now dropped to 1,300. (Snip) the 21-daily average is below 1,000, a 78% cut. “That’s a dramatic reduction,”


As for the number in custody, there were 20,000 in May crowding spaces that held a total of only 4,000 beds. Now 1,000 of those beds are empty. Impressive.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 1/17/2020 8:50:14 AM (No. 290812)
Whoever was organizing the caravans has apparently stopped. Maybe they will start them up again just before the election.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wendybird 1/17/2020 9:17:49 AM (No. 290836)
Maybe they just don’t like us here any longer.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rumblehog 1/17/2020 9:19:22 AM (No. 290837)
Not nearly good enough. There's 25 million INVADERS in this country that need to get the hell out of here and have a microchip inserted in their butt so we can tell if they ever come back.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Remnants 1/17/2020 9:37:36 AM (No. 290854)
Check Washington Post, January 15, 2020: A caravan of approximately 2,000 people from Honduras are headed for the United States. Someone was quoted as saying, "I just have to try." Has anyone checked the U.S. deficit lately? How many trillions are we in debt? And don't we already give the country of Honduras millions and millions of dollars to help them out?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: golden 1/17/2020 9:42:38 AM (No. 290860)
Thats our president. Getting things done despite the congress. Ryan was the biggest sell out of the repub party. What a huge disappointment. Trumps poll numbers might not be high (according to the press) But the congress poll numbers are so much worse. Nancy is gonna loose the gavel again. I hope the dem party falls on the ash heap of history.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jacksin5 1/17/2020 9:54:53 AM (No. 290870)
Turning illegals around an making the wait for an adjudication hearing in Guadalajara is a stroke of genius. Get bored with waiting, it's a much shorter walk home. As the trade agreement ramps up, there will be an increase in Mexican Jobs, illegals would get the opportunity to learn skills that may make their legal entrance into the U.S. more palatable.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: chance_232 1/17/2020 10:03:51 AM (No. 290880)
This is what happens when you have a leader who thinks outside of the box, has a spine of steel and isnt afraid of feelings. Threatening Mexico with a 25% tarrif was a master stroke. The stupid bad orange man accomplished what no other president before him was able to do.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Deety 1/17/2020 10:20:58 AM (No. 290898)
Stopping the destructive flood if illegals will make Democrats very sad. Then it will make them angry. Then it will make them violent.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 1/17/2020 10:38:07 AM (No. 290911)
I wonder if new democrat voter registration is also down from previous years. Not that the two are related or anything.......
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 1/17/2020 12:21:58 PM (No. 290999)
Now, THIS is wonderful news. Spend your days now rounding up illegals and deporting them. Go to any construction site with a bus and fill it up.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 1/17/2020 12:33:36 PM (No. 291007)
Build the wall. The next Dem president can reverse Trump's policies, and the flood will start up again.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DVC 1/17/2020 1:36:32 PM (No. 291078)
Keep that Wall going, don't stop, don't look back. Deportations need to be increasing.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: ladydawgfan 1/17/2020 2:15:00 PM (No. 291104)
RE #5: I hope the dem party falls on the ash heap of history. I hope the temper tantrum party falls into the used cat box of history and gets buried with all of the other tyrds!!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bad-hair 1/17/2020 6:41:55 PM (No. 291278)
Am I mistaken or did our president say Mexico would build the wall ? Didn't say anything about bricks. You mean they are protecting THEIR southern border ? No arm twisting quid pro quo's ? One more PROMISE KEPT in my book. MAGA for me and my kids Mr. President. God Bless.
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