The numbers tell the story.
Between June and July, there was a 13 percent increase in migrants crossing the border illegally.
Since President Biden took office, they have gone up every month.
There are more and more calls now on his administration to act. In July alone, a record 210,000 migrants entered the U.S. along the border often with the help of smugglers. Many of those putting their feet on American soil for the first time are said to be infected with COVID-19.
Detention facilities are out of space and agents are overwhelmed.
“It’s an issue I say we shouldn’t have to be dealing with,” said McAllen, Texas, Mayor Javier Villalobos.
The mayor said more than 7,000 COVID-positive migrants and counting have come across the border in just six months.
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