Arizona border crossing to close so CBP officers can help process migrants

An influx of migrants is straining Border Patrol resources, officials said as they temporarily suspended operations at a remote crossing in Arizona.
Published December 3, 2023

EL PASO, Texas
(Border Report) — Operations at an Arizona border crossing will be suspended indefinitely as U.S. Customs and Border Protection reassigns officers to assist the Border Patrol with a rise in migrant encounters, the agency said Friday.

Starting Monday, the CBP Office of Field Operations will temporarily suspend operations at the Lukeville Port of Entry and surge all available resources to “expeditiously and safely” process migrants.

CBP will suspend northbound and southbound pedestrian and vehicle traffic until further notice. The agency instructs travelers to use the Nogales Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona, or the San Luis Port of Entry in San Luis, Arizona.

“As we respond with additional resources and apply consequences for unlawful entry, the migration trends shift as well,” CBP said. “We continue to adjust our operational plans to maximize enforcement efforts against those noncitizens who do not use lawful pathways or processes such as CBP One and those without a legal basis to remain in the United States.”



RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: Migrant Border Surge Hits 190K Migrant Encounters in November — 379K for FY24

Published December 2, 2023

Border Patrol agents encountered nearly 190,000 migrants in November who crossed the southwest border between ports of entry, according to unofficial Border Patrol reports reviewed by Breitbart Texas. The November migrant apprehensions bring the total encounters for the first two months of the new fiscal year to approximately 379,000 migrants.

Border Patrol agents assigned to the nine southwest sectors apprehended more than 6,200 migrants per day during the first two months of FY24, which began on October 1, according to unofficial Border Patrol reports obtained by Breitbart Texas. The report indicated agents apprehended nearly 190,000 migrants in November.

This, combined with official reports showing the apprehension of nearly 189,000 migrants in October, brings the estimated two-month total to 379,000 migrants. This is down from the record-shattering 413,000 migrants apprehended during the same period last year.

During the last three months, agents apprehended nearly 600,000 migrants. The three-month total exceeds the FY2020 (President Donald Trump’s last full fiscal year in office)  reported apprehension of 400,651 migrants by approximately 50 percent.



RELATED: U.S. to shut an Arizona-Mexico border crossing due to migrant surge

Published December 1, 2023

Customs and Border Protection announced suddenly it will shut down the port of entry at Lukeville on Monday, a move that will force Arizonans to drive hundreds of miles out of the way to get to and from the Sonoran beach town of Puerto Peñasco.

CBP announced Friday it is redirecting Lukeville personnel to help the Border Patrol take migrants into custody as the border is overwhelmed by a surge in migrant arrivals. The agency did not say how long the indefinite closure of the crossing to all traffic, vehicular and pedestrian, will last.

A top Senate Republican is calling on Gov. Katie Hobbs to deploy the National Guard to keep the Lukeville port open to expedite traffic for Arizonans who need to cross.





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