Nick Miroff+ Your Authors @NickMiroff Washington Post reporter covering immigration enforcement, border security and @DHSgov. Tip? nick.miroff(at) Jun. 05, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

BREAKING -- CBP has released border numbers for May. Just stunning

144,258 apprehensions plus inadmissibles, up 32 percent from April
More than 100k were families or children
680k processed during first 8 months of FY19

There it is

132,887 Border Patrol apprehensions in May

Of those:

84,542 family unit members
11,507 unaccompanied children
36,838 single adults 

“We are in a full-blown emergency, and I cannot say this stronger: the system is broken,” said acting CBP Commissioner John Sanders.

CBP has detained more than 680,000 border-crossers in FY19, Sanders said, “more than the population of Miami.” Our story 

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