Nearly 2 million people illegally cross border this year

New Mexico News

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Almost two million people entered the U.S. illegally in the last year, ending on September 30. Border Patrol says people who are repeatedly crossing the border are skewing those numbers.


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They account for about 900,000 of those encounters. Border Patrol says the amount of crossings dipped slightly from August to September of this year.

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