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Why There's Been an Uptick in Migrants Crossing the U.S./Mexico Border

Many are seeking asylum from political, military dangers

Yesterday, President Joe Biden visited the U.S.-Mexico border for the first time since he took office in January 2021, ahead of a visit to Mexico and after announcing new measures to reduce border crossings.

What is happening at the U.S.-Mexico border now and why are there record numbers of crossings?

U.S. Border Patrol made more than 2.2 million arrests at the U.S.-Mexico in the 2022 fiscal year, which ended last September, the most ever recorded.

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