Shocking Border Crossing Data Released By Biden Admin In Dead of Night

Shocking Border Crossing Data Released By Biden Admin In Dead of Night

The Biden administration has released some genuinely shocking data regarding the number of Border Patrol contacts with illegal entries last month, and it is so bad the regime chose to dump them in a late-night press release.

Thankfully, Fox News correspondent Bill Melugin, who has been covering the chaos at the U.S.-Mexico border since Joe Biden took office, was paying attention.

“The federal government dumped the September border numbers in an 11pm ET press release on Friday night. Those numbers revealed the highest September migrant encounters in DHS history (227,000+), and nearly 2.4 million encounters to close out fiscal year ’22,” Melugin tweeted.

To put these figures in context, the city of Houston is roughly 2.4 million; and 227,000 is about the size of Baton Rouge, La., and San Bernardino, Calif. — entering illegally every month.

The American Wire noted further:

With fiscal year 2019 through 2022, the correspondent documented the increased numbers climbing in September at 52,546 in ’19, 57,674 in ’20, 192,001 in ’21 and 227547 in ’22 highlighting, “The FY’22 September border numbers are more than quadruple the FY’19 numbers, which was the year Trump had his own surge at the border.”

Melugin went on to emphasize the number of terror suspects arrested at 98 in FY’22: “That’s almost quadruple the previous 5 years combined. FY17-FY21 = 26.”

He also posted some figures that show Biden’s reversals of former President Donald Trump’s strict border security and immigration policies have directly led to the current crisis, which many Republicans believe was intentional.

“After weeks of hiding the Sept. border numbers from the American people, the DEMs finally released the numbers (in the middle of the night),” Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) wrote on Twitter. “The lack of transparency is unconscionable, especially concerning the ongoing invasion at our border. VOTE REPUBLICAN FOR A SECURE BORDER.”

Previously, former Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli threatened to release the figures himself if the regime failed to do so.

“Hiding these border numbers just adds to the ways Mayorkas and Magnus are failing to do their job and are turning their backs on the men and women of CBP and Americans to run interference for drug runners and human traffickers. American people deserve the truth. We’ll give it to them if the Biden Administration is not capable,” he told Fox News Digital.

Stephen Miller, former adviser to then-President Donald Trump, tweeted: “Under pressure, DHS released the year-end border report. Nearly 2.4 million illegals crossed–obliterating every record in the book–not counting record massive numbers of got aways. Mark Kelly did this. Cortez Masto did this. Raphael Warnock did this. Vote them ALL out.”


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