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Nearly 1 million illegal aliens crossed border in 2016

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By Leo Hohman | 19 October 2016
 
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released data Monday showing illegal immigration spiked 23 percent in the fiscal year leading up to the November election, but that was only part of the story.

The DHS report said 408,870 illegal aliens were apprehended at the southern border in fiscal 2016, up 23 percent from 2015.

That in itself was shocking, since Democrats have always maintained that deportations have increased under Obama and the hullabaloo over “illegals” was a fiction meant to stir up the Republican base.

But Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., chairman of the Senate subcommittee on immigration and the national interest, issued a statement late Tuesday that focused on another number.

“This is only half the story. The 408,870 does not include those illegal aliens who evaded detection and successfully entered the United States,” Sessions said.

Sessions, an adviser to Donald Trump, cited testimony before his subcommittee earlier this year in which Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, said that for every illegal alien who is apprehended, another evades arrest.
 
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