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Southwest Border Inadmissibles by Field Office Fiscal Year 2019

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

Comparisons below reflect Fiscal Year To Date 2019 compared to Fiscal Year 2018.

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Field Office
Field Office FY18TD JUL FY19TD  JUL % Change 
FY 18TD  JUL to FY 19TD JUL
El Paso 2,658 541 -80%
Laredo 2,010 682 -66%
San Diego 1,417 1,916 35%
Tucson 1,600 699 -56%
Southwest Border Total 7,685 3,838 -50%

Southwest Border Family Unit* Inadmissibles

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Year 2019 compared to Fiscal Year 2018.

Family Units by Field Office
Field Office FY18TD JUL FY19TD JUL % Change 
FY 18TD JUL to FY 19TD JUL
El Paso 12,711 8,566 -33%
Laredo 11,670 13,440 15%
San Diego 13,460 11,842 -12%
Tucson 9,025 8,101 -10%
Southwest Border Total 46,866 41,949 -10%

*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.

Southwest Border Accompanied Minor Child* Inadmissibles

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Year 2019 compared to Fiscal Year 2018.

Accompanied Minor Children by Field Office
Field Office FY18TD JUL FY19TD JUL % Change 
FY 18TD JUL to 19TD JUL
El Paso 98 91 -7%
Laredo 918 561 -39%
San Diego 78 67 -14%
Tucson 96 74 -23%
Southwest Border Total 1,190 793 -33%

*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.

Southwest Border Single Adult Inadmissibles

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Year 2019 compared to Fiscal Year 2018.

Single Adults by Field Office
Field Office FY18TD JUL FY19TD JUL % Change 
FY 18TD JUL to FY 19TD JUL
El Paso 5,317 10,855 104%
Laredo 26,553 24,506 -8%
San Diego 14,888 15,654 5%
Tucson 4,062 4,820 19%
Southwest Border Total 50,820 55,835 10%

Southwest Border Unaccompanied Alien Children Inadmissibles by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - 2018 and 2019 TD

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Country
Country FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 19TD JUL
El Salvador 1,721 833 134
Guatemala 2,829 3,691 641
Honduras 1,173 1,655 507
Mexico 1,556 2,210 2,288

Southwest Border Family Unit* Inadmissibles by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - 2018 and 2019 TD

Family Unit by Country
Country FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 19TD JUL
El Salvador 4,577 3,738 1,382
Guatemala 6,789 12,185 4,390
Honduras 4,246 8,327 4,496
Mexico 10,628 21,411 21,009

*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.

Southwest Border Accompanied Minor Child* by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - 2018 and 2019 TD

Accompanied Minor Children by Country
Country FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 19TD JUL
El Salvador 24 14 5
Guatemala 46 85 11
Honduras 34 58 14
Mexico 940 1,184 724

*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.

Southwest Border Single Adult Inadmissibles by Fiscal Year

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2017 - 2018 and 2019 TD

Single Adults by Country
Country FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 19TD JUL
El Salvador 1,020 1,088 897
Guatemala 1,100 1,648 881
Honduras 917 1,719 1,880
Mexico 41,044 45,525 30,477

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 2014-2018, and 2019 TD

Cuban Inadmissibles
Field Office FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 19TD JUL
El Paso 415 685 5,018 340 394 6,832
Laredo 15,333 26,181 34,658 14,275 6,533 10,428
San Diego 1,229 1,555 1,589 600 131 402
Tucson 132 221 258 168 21 378
Southwest Border Totals 17,109 28,642 41,523 15,383 7,079 18,040

Haitian Inadmissibles

Numbers below reflect totals for Fiscal Years 2014-2018, and 2019 TD

Haitian Inadmissibles
Field Office FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 19TD JUL
El Paso 1 0 2 18 0 0
Laredo 6 1 6 160 2 3
San Diego 477 333 6,377 8,057 294 991
Tucson 0 0 39 960 1 0
Southwest Border Totals 484 334 6,424 9,195 297 994

 

Southwest Border Inadmissibles Fiscal Year 2019 - By Month

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

FY19 October

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 OCTFY 2019 OCTFY 2019 OCTFY 2019 OCTFY 2019 OCT
El Paso8358445801,503
Laredo1,17972672,3753,693
San Diego1,30318051,6453,133
Tucson861118104581,447
Total4,178454865,0589,776

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 OCTFY 2019 OCT
El Paso1660
Laredo7970
San Diego3537
Tucson190
Total1,01737

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

FY19 November

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 NOVFY 2019 NOVFY 2019 NOVFY 2019 NOVFY 2019 NOV
El Paso1,123

65

38402,031
Laredo1,29875482,2813,702
San Diego1,64118591,5183,353
Tucson92480105091,523
Total4,986405705,14810,609

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 NOVFY 2019 NOV
El Paso5020
Laredo7200
San Diego1747
Tucson160
Total1,25547

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

FY19 December

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 DECFY 2019 DECFY 2019 DECFY 2019 DECFY 2019 DEC
El Paso986

56

51,0932,140
Laredo1,19559642,2033,521
San Diego1,49517431,4323,104
Tucson7146294931,278
Total4,390351815,22110,043

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 DECFY 2019 DEC
El Paso6980
Laredo7330
San Diego752
Tucson300
Total1,46852

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

FY19 January

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 JANFY 2019 JANFY 2019 JANFY 2019 JANFY 2019 JAN
El Paso1,1217961,1182,324
Laredo1,24580482,3413,714
San Diego1,05818871,7162,969
Tucson7996394541,325
Total4,223410705,62910,332

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 JANFY 2019 JAN
El Paso6320
Laredo6230
San Diego1379
Tucson230
Total1,29179

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

FY19 February

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 FEBFY 2019 FEBFY 2019 FEBFY 2019 FEBFY 2019 FEB
El Paso8474791,0441,947
Laredo1,50177552,0043,637
San Diego1,07822781,4832,796
Tucson7847544191,282
Total4,210426764,9509,662

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 FEBFY 2019 FEB
El Paso6880
Laredo5770
San Diego5125
Tucson60
Total1,276125

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

FY19 March

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 MARFY 2019 MARFY 2019 MARFY 2019 MARFY 2019 MAR
El Paso68055181,5182,271
Laredo1,45069612,4334,013
San Diego1,23121491,7003,154
Tucson8548635171,460
Total4,215424916,16810,898

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 MARFY 2019 MAR
El Paso1,1550
Laredo8601
San Diego32140
Tucson410
Total2,088141

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

FY19 April

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 APRFY 2019 APRFY 2019 APRFY 2019 APRFY 2019 APR
El Paso4723161,2371,746
Laredo1,27874752,7774,204
San Diego1,12620921,6142,951
Tucson7617194481,289
Total3,637385926,07610,190

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 APRFY 2019 APR
El Paso9110
Laredo1,5320
San Diego79184
Tucson150
Total2,537184

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

FY19 May

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 MAYFY 2019 MAYFY 2019 MAYFY 2019 MAYFY 2019 MAY
El Paso5593771,4672,070
Laredo1,48069523,1254,726
San Diego1,32922341,6533,209
Tucson7715775561,391
Total4,139386706,80111,396

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 MAYFY 2019 MAY
El Paso1,0120
Laredo1,8620
San Diego94191
Tucson820
Total3,050191

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

FY19 June

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 JUNFY 2019 JUNFY 2019 JUNFY 2019 JUNFY 2019 JUN
El Paso7784969331,766
Laredo1,28149422,5383,910
San Diego829163121,5232,527
Tucson7394584641,256
Total3,627306685,4589,459

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 JUNFY 2019 JUN
El Paso5620
Laredo1,4682
San Diego92113
Tucson380
Total2,160115

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

FY19 July

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2019 JULFY 2019 JULFY 2019 JULFY 2019 JULFY 2019 JUL
El Paso1,16538271,0252,255
Laredo1,53358492,4294,069
San Diego75215381,3702,283
Tucson8944255021,443
Total4,344291895,32610,050

Cuban and Haitian Inadmissibles*

 CubansHaitians
Field OfficesFY 2019 JULFY 2019 JUL
El Paso5060
Laredo1,2560
San Diego2823
Tucson1080
Total1,89823

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

Last modified: 
August 8, 2019
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