At the end of August, there were 2.1 million arrests in eleven months: even before the end of the 2022 fiscal year (September 30), a symbolic bar had been crossed in the United States, where “the arrival of undocumented immigrants continues at a historic rate”, reports The New York Times.
This illegal immigration represents a political problem for the Democratic government of Joe Biden, which “trying to avoid migration issues as the midterm elections approach”, in November.
As explained The Wall Street Journal, migrants from Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua are “more than three times more numerous than in 2021 among those arrested”, hence this record number.
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