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Biden’s Neglect of Borders - A Catalyst For The Venezuelan Wave

Many voters are concerned about immigration.

Venezuelan migrants gesture as they reach the U.S. border fence to turn themselves in to the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico on September 22, 2022 in El Paso, Texas. In recent weeks, Venezuelans have arrived in increasing numbers in El Paso. The city has had to scramble to find housing and other aid for the migrants. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Now that the midterms are around the corner, the Biden administration is slowly waking up to an issue that has many Americans, especially those in the border areas, very concerned - migration and border security.

According to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) services data, in September, it encountered 227,000 migrants crossing into the U.S. from Mexico. That brings the tally to more than 2.76 million arrests for the fiscal year ending September 30. In addition, immigration officials estimated that at least 1 million "got-aways" have slipped through the Border Patrol and entered the U.S under President Joe Biden. According to CBP, 19% of the September southern border encounters involved people who had been encountered at least once in the previous 12 months.

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