Both the Trump administration and migrant-rights activists attribute the spike to the change in Northern Triangle migration patterns, but they differ as to whether the apprehension and inadmissibility numbers show an overall increase in immigration from Mexico and Central America.
More migration graphics. Note the big jump in arrivals from #Honduras. My guess: participants in mid-January "caravan" from SP Sula who got humanitarian visas while in #Mexico. If that's it, then Honduran arrivals will decrease in March, as Mexico stopped giving visas in-country. pic.twitter.com/XgmujtF0IH— Adam Isacson (@adam_wola) March 5, 2019
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