Border Patrol Says Arrests at U.S.-Mexico Border in May Were Highest Since 2006

United States border officials say they apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in May of this year, and they say the immigrants are crossing the border at “crisis levels,” according to Reuters.

The numbers are the highest monthly period since 2006. 

Border Protection officials say that on June 4 alone, more than 4,100 people were apprehended at the border.

Over 63 percent of those taken into custody at the border in May were children and families, according to CPB officials.

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