Border Déjà Vu: Biden Confronts Similar Challenges as His Predecessors | migrationpolicy.org

The arrival of vulnerable populations, especially children and families from Central America, has been a daunting challenge for close to a decade, with pronounced peaks in 2014 and 2019. But the last three months have seen the fastest rate of increase in arrivals of unaccompanied children on record, with nearly 5,700 arriving in January, just under 9,300 in February, and possibly more than 17,000 in March. This pace of arrivals has created the perception of both an out-of-control border and a heart-wrenching humanitarian emergency.

Source: Border Déjà Vu: Biden Confronts Similar Challenges as His Predecessors | migrationpolicy.org