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Feds: 53 Percent Drop in Arrests at Southwest Border vs. June 2016

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By    |   Friday, 07 Jul 2017 02:46 PM

June arrests at the southwest border were down 53 percent year-over-year, continuing a trend since President Donald Trump took office, according to data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Arrests and inadmissible persons in June of 2016 were 45,700 compared to just 21,660 this past month, CBP reported. It continues a trend that started in January when Trump took office.

December to January saw a decrease in arrests and inadmissibles of 16,000; January to February saw a decrease of 19,000, according to the CBP data.

And despite a 9 percent increase in arrests from May, arrests overall are down 19 percent for the fiscal year vs. 2016.

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June arrests at the southwest border were down 53 percent year-over-year, continuing a trend since President Donald Trump took office, according to data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
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