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Southern border crossings by asylum-seeking migrants kept rising in April, set new record

The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April, with Border Patrol agents apprehending 58,474 members of family units during the month, an all-time high, according to data released Wednesday.

The flood of migrants has overwhelmed Border Patrol stations and other federal facilities, forcing immigration agents to release migrants directly into U.S. border communities with only the hope that they’ll appear for their immigration court hearings, the head of the Border Patrol said during a congressional hearing on Wednesday.

Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said she has reassigned hundreds of agents to process and started building temporary tent cities to house the flood of migrants.

But she told members of the Senate that such temporary fixes aren’t enough. They need to overhaul immigration laws and provide additional funding to her agency, she said, or risk losing control of the southern border.

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