Trump Says There’s an ‘Urgent National Crisis’ at Border – Here’s Actual Numbers

by on February 11, 2019 · 0 comments

in History, San Diego

Trump sees ‘urgent national crisis’ at border. You decide. Here are U.S.-Mexico border apprehension numbers.

by Shyla Nott & Brandon Quester / inewsource /  February 8, 2019

President Donald Trump urged Congress to pass funding for a border wall during his State of the Union address on Tuesday for what he called an “urgent national crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump pointed to San Diego as a place where barriers have worked to significantly curb illegal crossings: “San Diego used to have the most illegal border crossings in the country. In response, a strong security wall was put in place. This powerful barrier almost completely ended illegal crossings.”

Building on federal data from our America’s Wall project with KPBS, here’s what we know about apprehensions on the southwestern border:

Go here for the balance of the article, plus their inter-active map.

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Leave a Comment

Older Article:

Newer Article: