Washington, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) American authorities apprehended and described 104,344 immigrants at US-Mexico border as inadmissible in June, Customs and Border Protection Office announced.
This figure represents a 28 percent drop compared to May, and the agreement signed with Mexico directly influenced in the result.
Through this instrument, negotiated under pressure by US President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican products, the neighboring nation agreed to host asylum seekers in the United States, while the cases are analyzed.
The number of families crossing in May was 144,278, a record high figure since Trump took office on January 20, 2017. He intends obsessively through criticized policies to reduce immigration to his country.
There was also no higher monthly number than that reported in 13 years, although these indicators exceeded in March and April about 100,000 (103,729 and 109,474, respectively).
Tuesday's information about June noted that apprehension reduction responds to the decrease in figures in all groups mentioned.
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