New Data on U.S. Border: Encounters Rise in February

March 24, 2024

… our agents and officers interdicted 294% more methamphetamine, 164% more heroin, and 140% more cocaine in February than January.

Troy A. Miller, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner on the latest data on the U.S. borders.

Why It Matters: Total encounters at U.S. borders increased from January to February showing a similar trend line to last year when encounters dropped in January only to increase again in February, and steadily hold for a historic year.

Miller discussed the above drug apprehensions as a positive sign of increased efficiency of border patrol agents; the number of encounters at U.S. borders remain at record highs.

Here’s a link to the stats: CLICK HERE

CBP Releases February 2024 Monthly Update

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