US border patrol agents being transferred to CANADA after increase in migrants trying to cross into Vermont, New Hampshire and New York
U.S. Customs and Border Protection transferred 25 extra agents to the northern border on Monday as the number of migrants crossing in from Canada continues to rise.
Some of those agents had previously been assigned to the southern border, NBC News reported.
While illegal crossings at the southern border remain a larger overall problem, the number of crossings at the north has risen nearly 850% and is causing concern.
It is a problem that works both ways – some migrants are actually sneaking into Canada from the U.S., causing a spike in immigration numbers for America’s neighbor to the north. Leaders there are demanding to speak to President Joe Biden about the problem.
A CBP spokesperson told NBC …