CNN Reports on Joe Biden’s Border Crisis: ‘Record-Breaking,’ ‘Staggering’

‘The chief of border patrol says he is bracing for a staggering 8,000 apprehensions a day’

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KEILAR: "New this morning, U.S. officials are scrambling to prepare for a record-breaking surge of migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border this spring. In a CNN exclusive interview, the chief of Border Patrol says he is bracing for a staggering 8,000 apprehensions a day. CNN’s Priscilla Alvarez joins me now on this story. That is a huge number."
ALVAREZ: "Not just a big number, but the Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz told me that that is the norm that he is expecting over the next 30 to 45 days. So there’s a couple reasons why the concern is right now. Number one, typically border arrests go up in the warmer months. We are heading into the spring, so we are already starting to see that happen. Number two, we are waiting for a decision on a Trump-era pandemic emergency rule. What that rule did was allow authorities to turn people away at the border. We are waiting next week for a CDC decision whether that stays in effect. If it doesn’t, that means we go back to traditional protocols, which would be releasing migrants, sometimes monitoring them when it happens, detaining them or removing them if they don't have an asylum claim.” 

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