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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

FY18 Totals by Field Office

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018FY 2018FY 2018
El Paso14,0892,84723,509
Laredo13,6122,16348,059
San Diego15,7721,76735,640
Tucson10,4281,84717,303
Total53,9018,624124,511

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018FY 2018
El Paso3940
Laredo6,5332
San Diego131294
Tucson211
Total7,079297

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

October

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 OCTFY 2018 OCTFY 2018 OCT
El Paso1,1192911,948
Laredo9541134,004
San Diego8691042,221
Tucson6891451,210
Total3,6316539,383

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 OCTFY 2018 OCT
El Paso100
Laredo3681
San Diego929
Tucson00
Total38730

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

November

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 NOVFY 2018 NOVFY 2018 NOV
El Paso1,2082701,928
Laredo9891793,867
San Diego1,2601412,845
Tucson8121361,326
Total4,2697269,966

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 NOVFY 2018 NOV
El Paso60
Laredo4140
San Diego1034
Tucson10
Total43134

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

December

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 DECFY 2018 DECFY 2018 DEC
El Paso1,5333402,344
Laredo1,1421914,180
San Diego1,6271813,246
Tucson1,1212221,754
Total5,42393411,524

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 DECFY 2018 NOV
El Paso100
Laredo6280
San Diego626
Tucson11
Total64527

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

January

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 JANFY 2018 JANFY 2018 JAN
El Paso1,1252641,963
Laredo1,0861664,035
San Diego1,1011222,600
Tucson7951681,332
Total4,1077209,930

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 JANFY 2018 JAN
El Paso20
Laredo3360
San Diego724
Tucson20
Total34724

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

February

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 FEBFY 2018 FEBFY 2018 FEB
El Paso1,2702561,986
Laredo1,0621673,785
San Diego1,3961102,997
Tucson7761151,317
Total4,50464810,085

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 FEBFY 2018 FEB
El Paso40
Laredo4050
San Diego220
Tucson10
Total41220

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

March

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 MARFY 2018 MARFY 2018 MAR
El Paso1,7093972,691
Laredo1,4753354,860
San Diego1,6742083,770
Tucson1,0091641,636
Total5,8671,10412,957

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 MARFY 2018 MAR
El Paso80
Laredo6530
San Diego1420
Tucson00
Total67520

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

April

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 APRFY 2018 APRFY 2018 APR
El Paso1,9273882,888
Laredo1,5053124,681
San Diego1,8011523,666
Tucson1,0691951,690
Total6,3021,04712,925

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 APRFY 2018 APR
El Paso90
Laredo6160
San Diego1319
Tucson20
Total64019

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

May

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 MAYFY 2018 MAYFY 2018 MAY
El Paso1,2232342,002
Laredo1,3982704,392
San Diego1,5391473,330
Tucson1,1631741,799
Total5,32382511,523

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 MAYFY 2018 MAY
El Paso260
Laredo5590
San Diego516
Tucson00
Total59016

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

June

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 JUNFY 2018 JUNFY 2018 JUN
El Paso6781071,354
Laredo1,0411593,688
San Diego1,0221062,567
Tucson8981541,482
Total3,6395269,091

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 JUNFY 2018 JUN
El Paso650
Laredo5561
San Diego830
Tucson20
Total63131

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

July

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 JULFY 2018 JULFY 2018 JUL
El Paso8551111,589
Laredo9381123,426
San Diego1,1691452,600
Tucson6891271,235
Total3,6514958,850

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 JULFY 2018 JUL
El Paso770
Laredo5860
San Diego514
Tucson00
Total66814

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

August

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 AUGFY 2018 AUGFY 2018 AUG
El Paso7921071,512
Laredo1,103753,669
San Diego1,1411922,798
Tucson6871131,216
Total3,7234879,195

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 AUGFY 2018 AUG
El Paso740
Laredo7230
San Diego1739
Tucson40
Total81839

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

September

 FMUAUACTotal Inadmissibles
Field OfficesFY 2018 SEPFY 2018 SEPFY 2018 SEP
El Paso650821,304
Laredo919843,472
San Diego1,1731593,000
Tucson7201341,306
Total3,4624599,082

 

Cuban and Haitian inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2018 SEPFY 2018 SEP
El Paso1030
Laredo6890
San Diego3523
Tucson80
Total83523

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

Last modified: 
October 23, 2018