Migrant apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico Border jumped in the first two months of Fiscal Year 2019 to the highest level since the election of President Donald Trump in 2016. The apprehension of migrants along the border with Mexico jumped slightly in October and November to the highest levels since the 2016 election of President Trump, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Southwest Border Migration Report released Thursday night. Border Patrol agents apprehended 51,856 migrants in total in the nine southwest border sectors in November. This is up slightly from 51,001 in October. These numbers surpass the previous high-point of 47,211 in November 2016. “The November 2018 border numbers are the predictable result of a broken immigration system – including flawed judicial rulings – that usurps the will of the American people who have repeatedly demanded secure borders,” DHS Spokeswoman Katie Waldman said in a written statement on Thursday. “To address the obvious crisis at our border, the President has recently deployed the military and signed a new measure that, in conjunction with a joint DOJ regulation, makes illegal border crossers ineligible for asylum.” In November, the apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) jumped from 23,115 in October, to

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