The last border number voters will see before heading to the polls.
According to numbers released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, more than 227,000 migrant encounters were logged at the southern border in the month of September.
From Fox News:
CBP uploaded the border numbers on Friday night in what was the highest number of encounters during the month of September in Department of Homeland Security history.
CBP’s numbers also show that there were 20 known or suspected terrorists arrested at the southern border in September, bringing the total terror watchlist arrests at the border for the fiscal year 2022 to 98. The number of terror watchlist arrests at the border for the last five years combined was 26.
September’s migrant encounter number was a significant increase from the same month in recent years. In September 2021, there were 192,001 migrant encounters. Border agents encountered 57,674 migrants in September 2020 and 52,546 in September 2019.
Watch Fox News’ Bill Melugin discuss the numbers below: