By Richard Gonzales
Immigration authorities are expressing alarm about the growing number of migrants crossing the southern border.
Federal agents apprehended more than 4,000 migrants crossing the border on each of two days this week — the highest daily total recorded in 15 years, a senior official with Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday.
“The breaking point has arrived,” CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said in El Paso, Texas.
“CBP is facing an unprecedented humanitarian and border security crisis all along our Southwest border — and nowhere has that crisis manifested more acutely than here in El Paso,” McAleenan said.
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