This is because the Trump administration claims a humanitarian crisis in the southern border, with President Donald Trump giving a address to the country Tuesday night to convince the nation and Congress that a physical border Barriers are needed to deal with the situation.
In December, US Border Patrol arrested 27,518 family members, up nearly 240% since December, with 8,120 arrests. Boundary arrests are used by the government as a measure of illegal crossings. The arrest of the family became stable since August, when 12,760 members of the family were arrested.
"We do not like these at Border Patrol stations, we want them in a better situation for the frail population that we've seen," he added.
The total arrest has remained stable for the past few months, but has slightly dropped from 51