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Southwest Border Migration FY 2020

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U.S. Border Patrol Southwest Border Apprehensions FY 2020

USBPDemographicOCTNOVDECJANTotal
Southwest BorderUnaccompanied Alien Child

2,841

3,3073,2312,69112,070
Family Units*9,7248,9988,5955,16332,480
Single Adult22,84021,20921,03121,34686,426
Southwest Border Total Apprehensions35,40533,51432,85729,200130,976

*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 Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 To Date (TD), during the month of January, a total of 29,200 individuals were apprehended between ports of entry on our Southwest Border, compared to 32,857 in December and 33,514 in November. In FY19, a total of 851,508 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 2020

Field OperationsDemographicOCTNOVDECJANTotal
Southwest BorderUnaccompanied Alien Child3853804574421,664
Family Units*4,0014,1403,4623,06614,669
Single Adults5,2964,5643,7843,93817,582
Accompanied Minor Child**101536133248
Southwest Border Total Inadmissibles9,7839,1377,7647,47934,163

*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.

**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.

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 To Date (TD), during the month of January, a total of 7,479 people presenting themselves at ports of entry on the Southwest Border were deemed inadmissible compared to 7,764 in December and 9,137 in November. In FY 2019, 126,001 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: 
February 11, 2020
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