***The Iowa Standard is an independent media voice. We rely on grassroots financial supporters to exist. If you appreciate what we do, please consider a one-time sign of support or becoming a monthly supporter (even just $5/month would go a long way in sustaining us!) We also offer advertising options for advocacy groups, events and businesses! If you’ve ever used the phrase “Fake News Media” — this is YOUR chance to do something about it! You can also support us on PayPal at [email protected]
or Venmo at Iowa-Standard-2018 or through the mail at:
PO Box 112
Sioux Center, IA 51250
Thank you so much for your support and please invite your friends and family to like us on Facebook, sign up for our email newsletter and visit our website!***
According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 834 unaccompanied minors were stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border last Wednesday.
It’s the most since the Biden administration began releasing a daily tally of apprehensions of children earlier in 2021.
A top DHS official estimated in a court filing that more than 19,000 children traveling alone were picked up by immigration officers last month. If true, that number eclipses the previous high of 18,877 from March of 2021.
According to the report, it does not include Mexican children who tried crossing the border because most of those children would be repatriated and not spend time in CBP custody.