(ConservativeInsider.org) – President Joe Biden has done absolutely nothing to slow the surge of migrants at our southern border. As the crisis drags on, the number of unaccompanied minors that the US government is holding in its care has skyrocketed to a staggering number: nearly 18,000.
As of Tuesday, March 30, there were 17,641 children held by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) according to a CBP report given to ABC News.
Immigration nonprofit advocate and leader Ali Noorani shared how these numbers compare to previous years:
More than 170k migrants were detained at the US’ southern border in March, the highest monthly total since 2006. That total is up 70% from Feb and includes almost 19k minors. Why is this surge of migrants to the U.S. happening now? I chat with @thesignal https://t.co/yilHMmpUaa
— Ali Noorani (@anoorani) April 5, 2021
CBP estimates approximately 184,000 unaccompanied minors will attempt to cross the border this year. According to sources that spoke anonymously with Fox News, they have “never seen anything like this before.”
President Biden continues to state that this current surge is nothing out of the ordinary, but the data and facts tell a different story. This is highly unusual and leaves tens of thousands of children without their family or a home for an unknown amount of time. Biden must act now if we are to keep these children safe.
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