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U.S. Sees Drop in Arrests Along Mexico Border

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U.S. Sees Drop in Arrests Along Mexico Border

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U.S. Sees Drop in Arrests Along Mexico Border

U.S. Sees Drop in Arrests Along Mexico Border

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Along the United States-Mexico border, Border Patrol officials are reporting a significant decrease in the number of apprehensions of illegal immigrants sneaking into the country.

They are giving credit to the increased border security provided by National Guard troops, and to a new policy to lock up and detain immigrants in U.S. prisons.