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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 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018) compared to the same time period for Fiscal Year 2017.

Unaccompanied Alien Children
Field Offices FYTD 2017 FYTD 2018 % Change 
FYTD17 to FYTD18
El Paso 2,313 2,595 12%
Laredo 2,135 1,935 -9%
San Diego 999 1,308 31%
Tucson 1,197 1,646 38%
Field Ops Southwest Border Total 6,644 7,484 13%

Southwest Border Family Unit Inadmissibles*1

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Year 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018) compared to the same time period for Fiscal Year 2017.

Family Units
Field Offices FYTD 2017 FYTD 2018 % Change 
FYTD17 to FYTD18
El Paso 6,278 11,265 79%
Laredo 10,006 11,692 17%
San Diego 5,167 12,340 139%
Tucson 5,644 8,534 51%
Field Operations Southwest Border Total 27,095 43,831 62%

Unaccompanied Alien Children Inadmissibles by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect totals for Fiscal Years 2015, 2016, 2017, FYTD 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Country
Country FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FYTD 2018
El Salvador 454 2,553 1,632 738
Guatemala 1,378 3,961 2,515 3,421
Honduras 335 1591 1,074 1,500
Mexico 1,713 2,169 1,196 1,624

Family Unit Inadmissibles by Fiscal Year*1

Numbers below reflect the total for  FY 2017 and FYTD 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

Family Unit by Country
Country FY 2017 FYTD 2018
El Salvador 4,008 3,255
Guatemala 5,370 10,617
Honduras 3,565 7,124
Mexico 7,646 16,064

*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, FYTD 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

Cuban Inadmissibles
Field Office FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FYTD 2018
El Paso 154 219 415 685 5,018 343 290
Laredo 9,429 12,384 15,333 26,181 34,658 14,030 5,825
San Diego 727 959 1,229 1,555 1,589 587 95
Tucson 86 142 132 221 258 167 13
Southwest Border Totals 10,396 13,704 17,109 28,642 41,523 15,127 6,223

Haitian Inadmissibles

The number of Haitian inadmissibles arriving at ports of entry has decreased dramatically, with a decline of 98 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, FYTD 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

Haitian Inadmissibles
Field Office FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FYTD 2018
El Paso 0 0 1 0 2 17 0
Laredo 1 1 6 1 6 159 2
San Diego 821 921 477 333 6,377 8,044 264
Tucson 0 0 0 0 39 965 1
Southwest Border Totals 822 922 484 334 6,424 9,185 267

 

Southwest Border Inadmissibles Fiscal Year 2018 - By Month

  FMUA UAC Total Inadmissibles
Field Offices FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT
El Paso 1,010 283 1,926
Laredo 874 112 4,016
San Diego 709 95 2,208
Tucson 637 139 1,208
Total 3,230 629 9,358

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT
El Paso 10 0
Laredo 366 1
San Diego 9 29
Tucson 0 0
Total 385 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 1,103 247 1,907
Laredo 892 171 3,860
San Diego 993 118 2,819
Tucson 692 136 1,324
Total 3,680 672 9,910

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 NOV FY 2018 NOV
El Paso 7 0
Laredo 413 0
San Diego 9 34
Tucson 1 0
Total 430 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 1,450 337 2,384
Laredo 1,049 187 4,162
San Diego 1,366 163 3,226
Tucson 1,036 217 1,735
Total 4,901 904 11,507

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 DEC FY 2018 NOV
El Paso 10 0
Laredo 619 0
San Diego 6 26
Tucson 1 1
Total 636 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 895 250 1,905
Laredo 962 157 4,015
San Diego 999 110 2,586
Tucson 710 167 1,330
Total 3,566 684 9,836

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 JAN FY 2018 JAN
El Paso 2 0
Laredo 334 0
San Diego 7 24
Tucson 2 0
Total 345 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 981 215 1,952
Laredo 1,008 155 3,779
San Diego 1,250 101 2,972
Tucson 696 114 1,308
Total 3,935 585 10,011

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 FEB FY 2018 FEB
El Paso 4 0
Laredo 407 0
San Diego 3 19
Tucson 1 0
Total 415 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 MAR FY 2018 MAR FY 2018 MAR
El Paso 1,413 383 2,664
Laredo 1,422 308 4,829
San Diego 1,505 191 3,778
Tucson 894 160 1,629
Total 5,234 1,042 12,900

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 MAR FY 2018 MAR
El Paso 8 0
Laredo 648 0
San Diego 13 20
Tucson 0 0
Total 669 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 1,622 338 2,762
Laredo 1,419 287 4,633
San Diego 1,509 136 3,576
Tucson 903 178 1,672
Total 5,453 939 12,643

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 APR FY 2018 APR
El Paso 8 0
Laredo 618 0
San Diego 13 18
Tucson 2 0
Total 641 18

*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 1,082 244 2,127
Laredo 1,249 239 4,318
San Diego 1,352 134 3,299
Tucson 977 162 1,708
Total 4,660 779 11,552

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 MAY FY 2018 MAY
El Paso 27 0
Laredo 554 0
San Diego 5 15
Tucson 0 0
Total 586 15

*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 449 90 1,292
Laredo 944 135 3,622
San Diego 806 85 2,456
Tucson 753 130 1,373
Total 2,952 440 8,743

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 JUN FY 2018 JUN
El Paso 64 0
Laredo 552 1
San Diego 8 26
Tucson 2 0
Total 626 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 JUL FY 2018 JUL FY 2018 JUL
El Paso 651 107 1,563
Laredo 854 110 3,379
San Diego 906 89 2,517
Tucson 616 113 1,191
Total 3,027 419 8,650

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 JUL FY 2018 JUL
El Paso 74 0
Laredo 588 0
San Diego 5 14
Tucson 0 0
Total 667 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 613 102 1,466
Laredo 1,005 76 3,661
San Diego 940 82 2,677
Tucson 623 116 1,212
Total 3,181 376 9,016

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

  Cubans Haitians
Field Offices FY 2018 AUG FY 2018 AUG
El Paso 76 0
Laredo 725 0
San Diego 17 39
Tucson 4 0
Total 822 39

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

Last modified: 
September 12, 2018