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U.S. border arrests dropped again in November amid Trump crackdown on migrant crossers

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U.S. border arrests dropped again in November amid Trump crackdown on migrant crossersBorder arrests – which are used to estimate illegal crossings – initially plummeted after U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January 2017. The Trump administration credits the decline to tougher asylum policies and increased cooperation with Mexico and Central American nations. Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said on Monday that Congress needs to take legislative action to discourage illegal crossings in the long term.