5 Biden illegal immigration records that have already been shattered in 2022

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While Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas continues to say that the “border is secure” against all observable evidence, five illegal immigration records have already been broken in 2022. 

The records, tracked by former Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith, a member of the Border Security Coalition, suggest Secretary Mayorkas is either not telling Americans the truth or has no idea what’s happening at the border. Here are five horrible records that have already been shattered this year:

First, a grim milestone: The number of known migrant deaths at the border reached 609 so far this year compared to 566 in all of 2021. This death toll does not include the numerous bodies discovered in rugged, desert areas further north of the border in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. 

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Second, from October 2021 to June 2022, the Border Patrol has logged some 2 million migrant encounters at the southern border—an all-time record. 

Third, in June alone, the Border Patrol apprehended 207,000 migrants, the most ever for that month.

Fourth, the number of removals—formerly known as deportations—plummeted to a record low—from 267,258 in fiscal year 2019 to

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