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US-Mexico border: Migrant detention levels reach 21 year high, exceed 212k mark

The number of migrants detained at the US-Mexico border in July exceeded 200,000 for the first time in 21 years, government data shows. A total of 212,672 migrants were apprehended by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including an all-time high of 19,000 unaccompanied minors. It continues a trend of rising migrant numbers this year, […]