While the number has declined during the new coronavirus pandemic, apprehensions had already been dropping prior to the public health crisis.
After a physical inspection by CBP officers, 450 packages of what was later determined to be cocaine was confiscated.
"I love President Trump. And he's doing a great job. Absolutely. But I must say it's still up to the American people," the CBP agent told BlazeTV host Eric Bolling.
"It's like watching an episode of "Locked Up Abroad" on the National Geographic Channel," said U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro.
The child, whose name has not yet been released, died just after midnight on December 25, Christmas Day, at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico.
The toddler has been treated and detained along with family members, Customs and Border Protection said.
This one takes aim at the Trump administration's practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border.
The cub is expected to make a full recovery.
"The United States should not persist in practices that traumatize children and their families," says senior children's rights counsel at Human Rights Watch Michael Garcia Bochenek.
Beefed up immigration raids under the Trump administration have negatively affected the economy of Saratoga Springs, leaving dairy farms unmanned and restaurants partially staffed—and created a culture of fear in one of America's elite horse racing venues.