America’s southern border continues to be inundated by a massive flow of migrants, with U.S. Customs and Border Protection reporting a whopping 251,487 southwest land border encounters during the month of December 2022, a staggering sum which, according to Fox News’ Bill Melugin, represents the highest monthly total ever recorded.
“CBP sources tell FOX there were over 70,000 known gotaways at the border in December as well,” Melugin tweeted, noting that December marks the tenth consecutive month that southern border encounters have exceeded 200,000.
\u201cThis is now the tenth month in a row of more than 200,000 migrant encounters at the southern border. CBP sources tell FOX there were over 70,000 known gotaways at the border in December as well. @FoxNews\u201d
— Bill Melugin (@Bill Melugin)
“The December update shows our new border enforcement measures are working. Even as overall encounters rose because of smugglers spreading misinformation around the court-ordered lifting of the Title 42 public health order, we continued to see a sharp decline in the number of Venezuelans unlawfully crossing our southwest border, down 82% from September 2022,” Acting CBP Commissioner Troy…