Venezuelans become the largest nationality for illegal U.S. border crossings

President Biden looks toward a large “Welcome to Mexico” sign that is hung over the Bridge of the Americas as he tours the port of entry in El Paso Texas on Jan. 8. SAN DIEGO — Venezuelans became the largest nationality arrested for illegally crossing the U.S. border, replacing Mexicans for the first time on record, according to figures released Saturday that show September was the second-highest month for arrests of all nationalities.

Venezuelans were arrested 54,833 times by the Border Patrol after entering from Mexico in September, more than double from 22,090 arrests in August and well above the […]

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