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Border Patrol made about 420,000 arrests last year

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Border Patrol says his agents made about 420,000 arrests in the budget year that ended in September, a 15 percent increase from the previous year. It was the second consecutive year that apprehensions went up since the Border Patrol recorded a near 40-year low in arrests in 2011. Chief Michael Fisher released the preliminary numbers Thursday at an immigration...

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