The Texan: Heroin and Methamphetamine Seizures at the Border Increased in Fiscal Year 2019

As the 2020 fiscal year officially begins amid an ongoing border crisis, statistics from previous years provide critical insight for what is really happening at the border and more specifically, the ramifications for Texas.

While border statistics from Fiscal Year 2019 reveal apprehension levels of illegal immigrants not seen in over 12 years, drug seizures and growing instances of human smuggling along the border remain extremely prevalent activities.

An assessment of nationwide drug seizures along the border shows that marijuana confiscations have steadily declined since 2014 when almost 2 million pounds were reported.

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