Tucson sector led US for second month, as border encounters surge anew
A Customs and Border Protection officer screens migrants using facial comparison software in Brownsville, Texas, on May 31. After taking a sharp dip in May, migrant encounters at the southern border have surged back up, with the Tucson sector recording the most encounters for two months. More than 2.2 million migrants have been stopped so far in fiscal 2023. (Jaime Rodriguez Sr./Customs and Border Protection)
ADRIENNE WASHINGTON, Cronkite News
Originally Published: September 27, 2023 1:19 p.m.