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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 Unaccompanied Alien Child 4,968 5,259 4,755 5,113 6,828 8,975             35,898
Family Units 23,116 25,164 27,507 24,189 36,531 53,077             189,584
Single Adult 22,922 21,432 18,489 18,682 23,525 30,555             135,605
Southwest Border Total Apprehensions 51,006 51,855 50,751 47,984 66,884 92,607             361,087

*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 March, 92,607 people were apprehended between ports of entry on the Southwest Border, compared with 66,884 in the month of February and 47,984 in January. 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 Unaccompanied Alien Child 453 404 350 408 426 423             2,464
Family Units 4,178 4,986 4,382 4,211 4,210 4,194             26,161
Single Adults 5,053 5,146 5,213 5,619 4,939 6,168             32,138
Accompanied Minor Child 86 70 81 71 76 100             484
Southwest Border Total Inadmissibles 9,770 10,606 10,026 10,309 9,651 10,885             61,247

*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 March, 10,885 people presenting themselves at ports of entry on the Southwest Border were deemed inadmissible, compared with 9,651 in the month of February and 10,309 in January. 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: 
April 9, 2019