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Significant decrease in illegal immigration seen from March to April of this year

According to Information provided by the United States Border Patrol illegal immigration has seen a significant decrease from March to April of this year.

There are many factors that could be attributed to the decrease Including the danger of infections from COVID-19 for those people looking to traverse from their Country of origin into the U.S. which is among the Countries with more infections.

Another factor that could be driving the decrease is that Customs and Border Protection now has full authority to now deport without hearings or processing.

According to statistics, the Southwest Border Sector had 18,796 illegal crossings in April as compared to 44,732 during the same period in 2019 a 58% decrease.

This Includes the Big Bend, Del Rio, El Centro, El Paso, Laredo, Rio Grande, San Diego, Tucson, and Yuma Sectors.

The Del Rio Border Sector which includes Maverick County had a -28% decrease going from 1,867 illegal immigration detentions in April 2019 to 1, 226 this April.

The El Paso Border Sector had a significant -76% decrease in undocumented immigration attests going from 10, 015 in April 2019 to 2,681 this April.

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