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Southwest Border Inadmissibles by Field Office FY2018

Southwest Border Unaccompanied Alien Children (0-17 yr old) Inadmissibles

Comparisons below reflect Fiscal Year 2018 compared to Fiscal Year 2017.

Unaccompanied Alien Children
Field Offices FY 2017 FY 2018 % Change 
FY17 to FY18
El Paso 2,566 2,847 11%
Laredo 2,294 2,163 -6%
San Diego 1,208 1,767 46%
Tucson 1,465 1,847 26%
Field Ops Southwest Border Total 7,533 8,624 14%

Southwest Border Family Unit Inadmissibles*1

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Year 2018 compared to Fiscal Year 2017.

Family Units
Field Offices FY 2017 FY 2018 % Change 
FY17 to FY18
El Paso 8,361 14,089 69%
Laredo 11,558 13,612 18%
San Diego 7,049 15,772 124%
Tucson 6,956 10,428 50%
Field Operations Southwest Border Total 33,924 53,901 59%

Unaccompanied Alien Children Inadmissibles by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect totals for Fiscal Years 2017 and  FY 2018

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Country
Country FY 2017 FY 2018
El Salvador 1,721 833
Guatemala 2,829 3,691
Honduras 1,173 1,655
Mexico 1,556 2,210

Family Unit Inadmissibles by Fiscal Year*1

Numbers below reflect the total for  FY 2017 and FY 2018

Family Unit by Country
Country FY 2017 FY 2018
El Salvador 4,577 3,738
Guatemala 6,789 12,185
Honduras 4,246 8,327
Mexico 10,628 21,411

*Note: (Family Unit represents the number of individuals (either a child under 18 years old, parent or legal guardian) deemed inadmissible with a family member by the Office of Field Operations.) 

1Note:Field Operations only started collecting Family Unit numbers as of March 2016

Cuban Inadmissibles

U.S. Customs and Border Protection maintains a robust posture regarding the enforcement of our immigration laws along the nation’s borders and coastal areas. We continue to promote safe, legal and orderly migration from Cuba under our Migration Accords and deter dangerous and unlawful migration from Cuba.

*Effective January 12, 2017, the United States ended the special parole policy, also known as the “wet-foot/dry-foot” policy, for Cuban migrants that has been in place since the mid-1990s. Since then, Cuban nationals who attempt to illegally enter the United States are subject to removal, consistent with our enforcement priorities. These actions are part of the ongoing normalization of relations between the governments of the United States and Cuba, and reflect a commitment to have a broader immigration policy in which we treat people from different countries consistently.

Numbers below reflect totals for Fiscal Years 2012-2017, FY 2018

Cuban Inadmissibles
Field Office FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
El Paso 154 219 415 685 5,018 340 394
Laredo 9,429 12,384 15,333 26,181 34,658 14,275 6,533
San Diego 727 959 1,229 1,555 1,589 600 131
Tucson 86 142 132 221 258 168 21
Southwest Border Totals 10,396 13,704 17,109 28,642 41,523 15,383 7,079

Haitian Inadmissibles

The number of Haitian inadmissibles arriving at ports of entry has decreased dramatically, with a decline of 97 percent compared to last year, attributable to the end of Temporary Protected Status in November 2017.

Numbers below reflect totals for Fiscal Years 2012-2017, FY 2018

Haitian Inadmissibles
Field Office FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
El Paso 0 0 1 0 2 18 0
Laredo 1 1 6 1 6 160 2
San Diego 821 921 477 333 6,377 8,057 294
Tucson 0 0 0 0 39 960 1
Southwest Border Totals 822 922 484 334 6,424 9,195 297

 

Southwest Border Inadmissibles Fiscal Year 2018 - By Month

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 FY 2018 FY 2018
El Paso 14,089 2,847 23,509
Laredo 13,612 2,163 48,059
San Diego 15,772 1,767 35,640
Tucson 10,428 1,847 17,303
Total 53,901 8,624 124,511

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 FY 2018
El Paso 394 0
Laredo 6,533 2
San Diego 131 294
Tucson 21 1
Total 7,079 297

*Note: Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above.

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT
El Paso 1,119 291 1,948
Laredo 954 113 4,004
San Diego 869 104 2,221
Tucson 689 145 1,210
Total 3,631 653 9,383

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT
El Paso 10 0
Laredo 368 1
San Diego 9 29
Tucson 0 0
Total 387 30

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 NOV FY 2018 NOV FY 2018 NOV
El Paso 1,208 270 1,928
Laredo 989 179 3,867
San Diego 1,260 141 2,845
Tucson 812 136 1,326
Total 4,269 726 9,966

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 NOV FY 2018 NOV
El Paso 6 0
Laredo 414 0
San Diego 10 34
Tucson 1 0
Total 431 34

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 DEC FY 2018 DEC FY 2018 DEC
El Paso 1,533 340 2,344
Laredo 1,142 191 4,180
San Diego 1,627 181 3,246
Tucson 1,121 222 1,754
Total 5,423 934 11,524

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 DEC FY 2018 NOV
El Paso 10 0
Laredo 628 0
San Diego 6 26
Tucson 1 1
Total 645 27

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 JAN FY 2018 JAN FY 2018 JAN
El Paso 1,125 264 1,963
Laredo 1,086 166 4,035
San Diego 1,101 122 2,600
Tucson 795 168 1,332
Total 4,107 720 9,930

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 JAN FY 2018 JAN
El Paso 2 0
Laredo 336 0
San Diego 7 24
Tucson 2 0
Total 347 24

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 FEB FY 2018 FEB FY 2018 FEB
El Paso 1,270 256 1,986
Laredo 1,062 167 3,785
San Diego 1,396 110 2,997
Tucson 776 115 1,317
Total 4,504 648 10,085

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 FEB FY 2018 FEB
El Paso 4 0
Laredo 405 0
San Diego 2 20
Tucson 1 0
Total 412 20

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 MAR FY 2018 MAR FY 2018 MAR
El Paso 1,709 397 2,691
Laredo 1,475 335 4,860
San Diego 1,674 208 3,770
Tucson 1,009 164 1,636
Total 5,867 1,104 12,957

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 MAR FY 2018 MAR
El Paso 8 0
Laredo 653 0
San Diego 14 20
Tucson 0 0
Total 675 20

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 APR FY 2018 APR FY 2018 APR
El Paso 1,927 388 2,888
Laredo 1,505 312 4,681
San Diego 1,801 152 3,666
Tucson 1,069 195 1,690
Total 6,302 1,047 12,925

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 APR FY 2018 APR
El Paso 9 0
Laredo 616 0
San Diego 13 19
Tucson 2 0
Total 640 19

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 MAY FY 2018 MAY FY 2018 MAY
El Paso 1,223 234 2,002
Laredo 1,398 270 4,392
San Diego 1,539 147 3,330
Tucson 1,163 174 1,799
Total 5,323 825 11,523

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 MAY FY 2018 MAY
El Paso 26 0
Laredo 559 0
San Diego 5 16
Tucson 0 0
Total 590 16

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 JUN FY 2018 JUN FY 2018 JUN
El Paso 678 107 1,354
Laredo 1,041 159 3,688
San Diego 1,022 106 2,567
Tucson 898 154 1,482
Total 3,639 526 9,091

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 JUN FY 2018 JUN
El Paso 65 0
Laredo 556 1
San Diego 8 30
Tucson 2 0
Total 631 31

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 JUL FY 2018 JUL FY 2018 JUL
El Paso 855 111 1,589
Laredo 938 112 3,426
San Diego 1,169 145 2,600
Tucson 689 127 1,235
Total 3,651 495 8,850

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 JUL FY 2018 JUL
El Paso 77 0
Laredo 586 0
San Diego 5 14
Tucson 0 0
Total 668 14

*Note:Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 AUG FY 2018 AUG FY 2018 AUG
El Paso 792 107 1,512
Laredo 1,103 75 3,669
San Diego 1,141 192 2,798
Tucson 687 113 1,216
Total 3,723 487 9,195

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 AUG FY 2018 AUG
El Paso 74 0
Laredo 723 0
San Diego 17 39
Tucson 4 0
Total 818 39

*Note: Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above.

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 SEP FY 2018 SEP FY 2018 SEP
El Paso 650 82 1,304
Laredo 919 84 3,472
San Diego 1,173 159 3,000
Tucson 720 134 1,306
Total 3,462 459 9,082

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 SEP FY 2018 SEP
El Paso 103 0
Laredo 689 0
San Diego 35 23
Tucson 8 0
Total 835 23

*Note: Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles are a subset of the Total Southwest Border Inadmissibles data above.

Last modified: 
October 23, 2018