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Migrant Protection Protocols

Fiscal Year 2023 runs from October 1, 2023 to September 30, 2024.

USBP Apprehensions by Southwest Border Sector

Sector Oct-23 Nov-23 Dec-23 Jan-24
Big Bend 479 427 322 324
Del Rio 38,207 42,951 71,048 16,712
El Centro 2,049 1,787 2,222 1,127
El Paso 22,107 22,405 33,966 17,515
Laredo 2,827 2,810 2,267 2,193
Rio Grande 32,113 18,773 18,210 7,340
San Diego 29,879 31,164 34,372 24,709
Tucson 55,225 64,637 80,184 50,565
Yuma 5,870 6,159 7,144 3,735
Total 188,756 191,113 249,735 124,220


OFO Southwest Border Inadmissibles by Field Office

Sector Oct-23 Nov-23 Dec-23 Jan-24
El Paso 7,574 7,617 7,579 7,631
Laredo 24,440 24,225 24,828 24,843
San Diego 15,996 15,420 15,827 15,479
Tucson 4,176 4,032 4,014 4,032
Total 52,186 51,294 52,248 51,985

Category Oct-23 Nov-23 Dec-23 Jan-24
FMUA 97 92 70 19
Single Adult1 49 59 83 36
UAC2 2 2 4 0
Total 148 153 157 55


1 May include those adults who were previously enrolled in MPP as a single adult or as part of a family unit (FMUA).

2 UACs are not amenable to MPP. UACs shown in this table were previously part of a family unit (FMUA) that was enrolled in MPP.

In addition to the MPP goals and metrics set out by the Department, CBP will work with its DHS and DoJ partners to take into account daily data for migrants entering the United States by location, including both the number of migrants assigned to MPP appearing at a port of entry to attend immigration adjudication proceedings along with the outcomes of such proceedings and the number of migrants assigned to MPP who remain overnight in the United States when evaluating the effectiveness of MPP.

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Last Modified: Feb 13, 2024