A reality check on border numbers

June 07, 2019

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Two US Border Patrol agent are seen standing in uniform with their hands on their hips.

US Border Patrol agent are seen in the border fence between the United States and Mexico as photographed from Tijuana, Mexico, June 1, 2019.


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We try to contextualize President Trump's claim that a record number of people are illegally crossing the border by looking at the data going back almost two decades. Also, we hear from two high schools seniors — in California and Illinois — who missed the cutoff for protection under DACA. Plus, the Women's World Cup soccer tournament gets underway in France, with the US defending its 2015 title.

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