Mexico Stopped 43,000 Migrants in 42 Days, Reducing US Border Crossings 36%

Article publisher: 
American Renaissance
Article date: 
24 July 2019
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 
Mexico News Daily, July 22, 2019
More than 43,000 undocumented migrants [illegal aliens] were detained in the first 42 days after Mexico and the United States reached a migration agreement that ended President Donald Trump’s threat to impose blanket tariffs on Mexican goods.
According to preliminary data, Mexico stopped 43,279 migrants between June 8 and July 19, an average of 1,030 arrests per day.
The daily detention rate is 88% higher than that recorded between January and May when there was an average of 547 arrests per day.
Deportations have also increased since the June 7 agreement was signed. The National Immigration Institute said that 21,912 migrants were repatriated last month, the highest single month figure since the new government took office last December.
As part of the pact, Mexico agreed to deploy 6,000 National Guard troops to the southern border to step up enforcement against undocumented migrants....