Source: The Washington Post (Link)
Source: The Washington Post
But now turning back to Vance’s argument. One of the reasons that apprehensions fell a decade ago was that Congress passed legislation expanding barriers at the border. So Biden’s totals are inflated by repeat offenders, but at a border that’s better protected than it was during Clinton’s administration. And now a point against it: Many of the apprehensions in recent years have been voluntary, migrants turning themselves in to seek asylum in the United States. People turning themselves in count toward the total.