Transcript for By the Numbers: Surging border crossings
An out of the crisis at the southern border new data reveals that more unaccompanied children crossing US Mexico border last month than ever recorded an overall authorities apprehended more migrants and happened decades we take a closer look at this surge. By the numbers more than 172000. Migrants were arrested or detained at the southwest border in March according to administration officials. That's the highest number of monthly apprehensions since 2001. 60% of those migrants were rapidly expelled from the country under trump administration public health regulation known as title 42. Get the majority of families have been allowed to stay pending immigration serials. Nearly 191000. Unaccompanied children were taken into custody in March that's the most ever reported in a single moms. Which is two times the number from the month prior. A total of 28200. Unaccompanied minors are now in US custody as officials scramble to move these kids out of jailing CB she facilities in into the halls of sponsors or to more appropriate shelters.
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