April 8, 2021
The number of migrants detained at the southern border of the United States rose 71% in March compared to the previous month, for a total of 172,331 people – a maximum in 15 years – and with a sharp increase in unaccompanied minors, according to official figures. published this Thursday.
The number of unaccompanied minors registered an increase of 100% in one month, adding more than 18,000 children, according to data from the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
WITH INFORMATION FROM AFP