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The Latest: Border Patrol says it detained 50,000 in October

 

November 9, 2018



WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

The U.S. Border Patrol says it detained more than 50,000 people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border between ports of entry in October, setting a new high this year.

The agency released new figures Friday, the same day President Donald Trump issued an executive order declaring that anyone entering the U.S. illegally from Mexico outside of established ports would be ineligible for asylum. Legal groups sued Friday to challenge Trump's order.

The Border Patrol says 50,975 people were apprehended on...



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