Sec. Mayorkas: 375,000 out of 1.7 Million Who Crossed the Border Illegally Are Still in the U.S.
GRAHAM: "Okay, where does that get us, to about 840,000 people?"
MAYORKAS: "No, no, no. Approximately 965,000 were expelled. Approximately 40,000 have been removed. Approximately 125,000 unaccompanied children have been transferred to the custody and the shelter of Health and Human Services. The balance are, to the best of my knowledge, in immigration enforcement proceedings — "
GRAHAM: "So what does that leave us? How many people are still here? Of the 1.7 million, how many people are still here?"
MAYORKAS: "I would estimate approximately 375,000 are — "
GRAHAM: "Still here?"
MAYORKAS: "Yes, senator.”