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COVID-19, faltering economy cited as border numbers plummet for 2020

The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border fell sharply in fiscal 2020, a drop analysts attribute in large part fears of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic havoc left in its wake. Final numbers are set to be released Wednesday at an event with Border Patrol officials in Tucson, but apprehensions through the


Opinion: 72 Percent of Credit-Challenged Americans Set Back by COVID-19

An all too familiar statistic is the Federal Reserve’s 2018 finding that 40 percent of Americans would struggle to pay for a $400 emergency expense, signaling that despite a decade-long bull market on Wall Street, millions on Main Street continued to live only one crisis away from disaster, even during boom times. For many, that disaster

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