Border Patrol agents have reportedly caught nearly 400 illegal immigrants crossing over the border in one week. The group of 376 had 179 children with them and made no efforts to avoid being caught by the agents.
In 2017 Border Patrol caught 300,000 illegal border crossers. They claim an 80% success rate while naysayers say it's as low as 40%. That means there were 375,000 to 750,000 illegal border crossers.
So a wall would only potentially address 75,000 to 450,000 illegal border crossers. We already have a handle on the first 300,000.
Meanwhile, the same year, 600,000 immigrants overstayed their work visas. That would mean 44% to 61.5% of illegal immigrants came here legally.
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