Saturday, January 28, 2023

American border; Out of Control and Into Change (Part 2)

written in opinion

The first installment of this article describes the transformation experienced by the flow of expatriates is unproven at the southern border of America During the US fiscal year 2022, this change was evidenced by a 37% increase in numbers expatriates Detained by the Office of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and by a different flow of nationalities than those registered in previous years.

in contrast to the increase in arrests of expatriatesloss confiscation From Medicine across the mexico borderAmerica Decreased by 35% compared to FY 2021, but like flow expatriatesThe drug traffickingor at least confiscationThe composition has also changed.

According to CBP data, dissolve Is Medicine With a greater reduction in seizures as it is reduced by a total of 60% from 2021 to 2022 and 83% if 2020 is considered as the starting year. It is possible that the reduction in seizures confiscation From dissolve closely linked to a gradual process for legislating in America, In fact, today 21 of the 50 states of the US Union have valid Is Medicine for recreational purposes, while in 37 states it is considered for medical uses. Although it may be thought that the decriminalization of dissolve Nationally, this is a political action by the Joe Biden administration, noting that, for example, two of the five states where marijuana legalization was put to the vote during the November 8 midterm elections, one One is a Democrat (Maryland) and the other is a Republican (Missouri).

On the other hand in the financial year 2022 also heroin border with Mexico decreased by 70% compared to 2021, as well as methamphetamine 13% and those decreased cocaine and 6%.

However, recovery fentanyl Compared to FY2021, there was an increase of 33%. However, this indicates that fentanyl This is becoming more and more American’s scourge when it comes to consumption drugs, According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 107,375 people in America died of overdose drugs in 2021, 67% of those deaths involved synthetic opioids such as fentanylWhich is 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. 5,722 people have died of drug overdoses in California alone drugs belonged to fentanyl And 224 deaths occurred among 15- to 19-year-olds.

traffic wise drugsin America There is growing talk that cartels have seized operational control of the border and the Border Patrol is increasingly besieged as it is diverted from its frontline duties to focus on processing record numbers. undocumented migrant, However, drug overdose deaths do occur in large amounts. drugs represents a public health problem within AmericaIt is easy to blame the producing and transit countries of Medicine of this tragedy than to develop a serious health campaign to reduce drug consumption or even think about it legislating how are you doing with it dissolve,

as with migrationIgnore trends that are driving traffic drugs To ignore the internal and external realities of the countries involved. This conscious ignorance fades the opportunity to formulate national, bilateral and regional policies to address change. migrant flow and of drugs whose high point is the southern limit AmericaBut it begins beyond Mexico and Central America.

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