Illegal Border Crossing Down to 'Next to Nothing' - Less Than 150 Apprehensions a Day For Almost a Week

Article publisher: 
Gateway Pundit
Article date: 
5 April 2020
Article category: 
National News
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Illegal aliens trying to cross the US-Mexican border are down to “next to nothing” amid the coronavirus pandemic...

Apprehensions have been below 150 a day for almost a week, according to an unnamed high-ranking border official who spoke to the Washington Examiner.
“Only 79 people were encountered Sunday by Border Patrol agents nationwide after they had attempted to enter the country between ports of entry. If that rate continued over the course of a month, it would make for fewer than 2,500 apprehensions, a drop in the bucket compared to the 30,000 arrests that agents made just on the southern border in February and 132,000 at the peak of the border crisis last May,” the Examiner reports....
CAIRCO Research
When illegal aliens sneak into America, some may be apprehended while many more will evade capture and will get away. The ratio of apprehensions to "got aways" is likely 1:3 - that is, for every illegal alien apprehended, three more get away. For further analysis of this ratio, see: