"The Border Patrol's resources are most effectively focused on the border — prioritizing the apprehension and removal of individuals attempting to unlawfully enter the United States," said Michael Friel, a CBP spokesman. "Our removal numbers reflect that. Border Patrol agents are issuing notices to appear, consistent with law, regulation and the department's enforcement priorities."
Customs and Border Protection took "administrative action" against employees in two of those 67 cases, and internal investigations are open on 10, said spokesman Michael Friel.
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