Evelyn Lim: Despite Trafficking Crisis, Biden’s Policies Encourage Minors to Cross Southern Border Alone

Customs and Border Protection encountered 212,672 individuals on the southern border in July, the highest number in 21 years and the second-highest number ever recorded. Of those, 18,962 were unaccompanied minors, which is another record. These increases are striking because this is usually a slow time of year due to the intense summer heat