U.S. Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 173,000 illegal immigrants in November 2021 throughout various southern border entries.
Compared to November 2020, the rapid surge was more than twice in which rose from 72,113 to 173,620 in November 2021. As a result, many immigrants were caught on their second attempt to enter the United States.
Many immigrants were single adults, and other immigrants were unaccompanied minors.
Many immigrants were deported back to their native countries or Mexico to seek asylum.
In the article published by the New York Post, you can find more information on the border surge.