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Southwest Border Migration FY 2019

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U.S. Border Patrol Southwest Border Apprehensions FY 2019

USBP Demographic OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP Total
Southwest Border UAC 4,968 5,262 4,763 5,119 6,825               26,937
Family Units 23,116 25,164 27,507 24,189 36,174               136,150
Southwest Border Total Apprehensions 51,002 51,857 50,749 47,986 66,450               268,044

*Note: Family Unit represents the number of individuals (either a child under 18 years old, parent or legal guardian) apprehended with a family member by the U.S. Border Patrol.

In February, 66,450 people were apprehended between ports of entry on the Southwest Border, compared with 47,986 in the month of January and 50,749 in December. In FY18, a total of 396,579 individuals were apprehended between ports of entry on our Southwest Border.

For breakdown by Sector, visit USBP Southwest Border Apprehensions by Sector

Office of Field Operations Southwest Border Inadmissibles FY 2019

Field Operations Demographic OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP Total
Southwest Border UAC 453 404 350 408 424               2,039
Family Units 4,178 4,986 4,382 4,211 4,211               21,968
Southwest Border Total Inadmissibles 9,770 10,605 10,026 10,309 9,653               50,363

*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.

In February, 9,653 people presenting themselves at ports of entry on the Southwest Border were deemed inadmissible, compared with 10,309 in the month of January and 10,026 in December. In FY18, 124,511 people presenting themselves at ports of entry on the Southwest Border were deemed inadmissible.

OFO inadmissibility metrics include: individuals encountered at ports of entry who are seeking lawful admission into the United States but are determined to be inadmissible, individuals presenting themselves to seek humanitarian protection under our laws, and individuals who withdraw an application for admission and return to their countries of origin within a short timeframe.

For breakdown by Field Office, visit Southwest Border Inadmissibles by Field Office.

Last modified: 
March 5, 2019