June 7, 2018 at 12:00a.m.
U.S. Border Patrol agents made 51,912 arrests in May for illegal crossings, the third month in a row the number has topped 50,000 amid a new “zero tolerance” policy.
The border arrest figures are made up of people who are stopped at land crossings and other official points of entry, according to federal data.
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