Washington Post: September was highest month on record for Border Patrol arrests of family members

Border Patrol agents arrested 16,658 family members in September, marking the highest such total for any month, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

The Post report cited unpublished numbers from the Department of Homeland Security, which is tasked with enforcement of immigration laws and border security. The report said the September total was an 80% increase since July and that the number of migrant parents entering the US with children had reached record levels over the past three...

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