US people smuggling: Under the direction of the Department of Homeland Security, the 5,000. Arrest completed in less than 6 months
The US Department of Homeland Security has reported that arrests of smugglers have increased by 500 percent.
The Biden administration’s Counter Human Smuggler campaign has made more than 5,000 arrests since it began in April 2022, DHS said.
The Counter Human Smuggler campaign focuses on disrupting important aspects of their criminal operations, including their territory, activities, financial assets, and ability to travel and trade.
In addition to the arrests, people smugglers also carried out 5,549 disruptions to infrastructure.
Officials claim that increased law enforcement efforts have prompted people-smuggling organizations to change tactics and change routes — even going so far as to move their hideouts to locations where they keep people being smuggled or illegal weapons further from the Hide border away.
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