By DANIEL FRIEND – The Texan
With the coronavirus pandemic in March, the number of border apprehensions continued to decline, but those numbers have steadily climbed since May and are now higher than the same period last year.
At a press conference looking back at the CBP’s work during the 2020 fiscal year, Morgan cautioned that another increase in attempted illegal border crossings is expected…
“After the pandemic ceases, we will face the same kind of influx of illegal migration that we confronted in 2019. In fact, we’re anticipating it’s likely to be worse due to the deteriorating and worsening economic conditions, not only in Mexico but in the entire Western Hemisphere, that was exasperated by COVID-19,” said Morgan.