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US-Mexico border Fox News has learned that more than half a million known “getaways” have sneaked into the US since fiscal year 2022 began October 1.
Several senior Homeland Security sources told Fox News of the growing number of known escapes — illegal immigrants who were seen crossing the border but never caught — with three months left in FY22.
That number has already eclipsed the 389,155 known gotaways that DHS Secretary Alexander Meyerkas All those certified earlier were in FY’21.
According to DHS sources, there have been an average of over 55,000 known getaways per month in FY22.
almost done 900,000 Known Gotaways According to sources since the beginning of FY’21, which is equivalent to a population larger than the city of San Francisco which is crossing the border without any apprehension.
The rising numbers at the border come as the Biden administration has repeatedly claimed that the border is “closed,” “safe” and under “operational control.”
After Meyerkas spoke at the Aspen Security Forum on Tuesday and dismissed claims that the border was not secure, Many border agents pushed back Against the administration, as they are facing huge migrant crisis on the front lines.
“Having thousands of crossings every month is not the definition of safe,” an agent told Fox News Digital last week. “They are liars and anyone who believes in them is a fool.”
Fox News’ Adam Shaw and Peter Hassan contributed to this report.