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Southwest Border Inadmissibles by Field Office

Southwest Border Unaccompanied Alien Children (0-17 yr old) Encounters1

Comparisons below reflect Year to Date (YTD) 2020 compared to YTD 2021.

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Field Office
Field OfficeFY20 TD DECFY21 TD DEC% Change 
FY20 TD DEC to FY21 TD DEC
El Paso11648-59%
Laredo43967-85%
San Diego485235-52%
Tucson10550-52%
Southwest Border Total1,145400

-65%

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

Southwest Border Family Unit* Encounters1

Comparisons below reflect YTD 2020 compared to YTD 2021.

Family Units by Field Office
Field OfficeFY20 TD DECFY21 TD DEC% Change 
FY20 TD DEC to FY21 TDDEC
El Paso2,48915-99%
Laredo4,18552-99%
San Diego2,868258-91%
Tucson2,50276-96%
Southwest Border Total11,594401-97%

*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.

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

Southwest Border Accompanied Minor Child* Encounters1

Comparisons below reflect YTD 2020 compared to YTD 2021.

Accompanied Minor Children by Field Office
Field OfficeFY20 TD DECFY21 TD DEC% Change 
FY20 TD DEC to FY21 TD DEC
El Paso2275241%
Laredo14175-47%
San Diego31110255%
Tucson222827%
Southwest Border Total21628833%

*Accompanied Minor Child represents a child accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and the parent or legal guardian is either a U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident or admissible alien, and the child is determined to be inadmissible.

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

Southwest Border Single Adult Encounters1

Comparisons below reflect YTD 2020 compared to YTD 2021.

Single Adults by Field Office
Field OfficeFY20 TD DECFY21 TD DEC% Change 
FY20 TD DEC to FY21 TD DEC
El Paso2,2951.003-56%
Laredo5,3321,759-67%
San Diego4,3464,218-3%
Tucson1,640664-60%
Southwest Border Total13,6137,644-44%

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

Southwest Border Unaccompanied Alien Children Encounters1 by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - YTD2021.

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020FY 2021 TD DEC
El Salvador1,72183314418410
Guatemala2,8293,69166714826
Honduras1,1731,65553132211
Mexico1,5562,2102,9521,933344

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

Southwest Border Family Unit* Encounters1 by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - YTD 2021.

Family Unit by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020FY 2021 TD DEC
El Salvador4,5773,7381,4602449
Guatemala6,78912,1854,45224415
Honduras4,2468,3274,81266913
Mexico10,62821,41130,09914,346228

*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.

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

Southwest Border Accompanied Minor Child*  Encounters1 by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - YTD 2021.

Accompanied Minor Children by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020FY 2021 TD DEC
El Salvador2414645
Guatemala468513918
Honduras3458181414
Mexico9401,184872595235

*Accompanied Minor Child represents a child accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and the parent or legal guardian is either a U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident or admissible alien, and the child is determined to be inadmissible.

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

Southwest Border Single Adult Encounters1 by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - YTD 2021.

Single Adults by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020FY 2021 TD DEC
El Salvador1,0201,08893424986
Guatemala1,1001,648898410112
Honduras9171,7191,966447117
Mexico41,04445,52536,69727,7196,974

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

 

Southwest Border Encounters1 Fiscal Year 2020 - By Month

1 Beginning in March FY20,  OFO Encounters statistics include both Title 8  Inadmissibles and Title 42 Expulsions. To learn more, visit: Title-8-and-Title-42-Statistics

FMUA:   Family Unit Inadmissible
UAC:      Unaccompanied Alien Children
AMC:     Accompanied Minor Child
SA:         Single Adult
 

October

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 21 OCTFY 21 OCTFY 21 OCTFY 21 OCTFY 21 OCT
El Paso21339318372
Laredo232419602668
San Diego5677411,3881,562
Tucson321713236298
Total1131311122,5442,900

November

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 21 NOVFY 21 NOVFY 21 NOVFY 21 NOVFY 21 NOV
El Paso61414345379
Laredo132330582648
San Diego8768371,4731,665
Tucson24198207258
Total130124892,6072,950

December

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 21 DECFY 21 DECFY 21 DECFY 21 DECFY 21 DEC
El Paso72122340390
Laredo162026575637
San Diego11590321,3571,594
Tucson20147221262
Total158145872,4932,883