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Southwest Border Inadmissibles by Field Office Fiscal Year 2020

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

Comparisons below reflect Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 compared to FY 2020.

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Field Office
Field OfficeFY 2019FY 2020% Change 
FY 2019 to FY 2020
El Paso774287-63%
Laredo81990010%
San Diego2,2641,287-43%
Tucson757208-73%
Southwest Border Total4,6142,682-42%

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 Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 compared to FY 2020.

Family Units by Field Office
Field OfficeFY 2019FY 2020% Change 
FY 2019 to FY 2020
El Paso13,0473,835-71%
Laredo16,8206,641-61%
San Diego13,5584,676-66%
Tucson10,0053,612-64%
Southwest Border Total53,43018,764-65%

*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 Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 compared to FY 2020.

Accompanied Minor Children by Field Office
Field OfficeFY 2019FY 2020% Change 
FY 2019 to FY2020
El Paso12814110%
Laredo651323-50%
San Diego8411638%
Tucson8810722%
Southwest Border Total951687-28%

*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 Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 compared to FY 2020.

Single Adults by Field Office
Field OfficeFY 2019 FY 2020% Change 
FY 2019 to FY 2020
El Paso12,6445,424-57%
Laredo29,62512,597-57%
San Diego18,83913,749-27%
Tucson5,8983,534-40%
Southwest Border Total67,00635,304-47%

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 - 2020.

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
El Salvador1,721833144184
Guatemala2,8293,691667148
Honduras1,1731,655531322
Mexico1,5562,2102,9521,933

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 - 2020.

Family Unit by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
El Salvador4,5773,7381,460244
Guatemala6,78912,1854,452244
Honduras4,2468,3274,812669
Mexico10,62821,41130,09914,346

*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 - 2020.

Accompanied Minor Children by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
El Salvador241464
Guatemala4685139
Honduras34581814
Mexico9401,184872595

*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 - 2020.

Single Adults by Country
CountryFY 2017 FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
El Salvador1,0201,088934249
Guatemala1,1001,648898410
Honduras9171,7191,966447
Mexico41,04445,52536,69727,719

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
 

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 OCTFY 2020 OCTFY 2020 OCTFY 2020 OCTFY 2020 OCT
El Paso83847119551,851
Laredo1,370140582,2163,784
San Diego1,020131221,5062,679
Tucson77042116001,423
Total3,9983601025,2779,737

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 NOVFY 2020 NOVFY 2020 NOVFY 2020 NOVFY 2020 NOV
El Paso88432118021,729
Laredo1,534152351,6863,407
San Diego98416111,4462,592
Tucson7362466251,391
Total4,138369534,5599,119

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 DECFY 2020 DECFY 2020 DECFY 2020 DECFY 2020 DEC
El Paso7673705381,342
Laredo1,281147481,4302,906
San Diego86419381,3942,459
Tucson5463954151,005
Total3,458416613,7777,712

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 JANFY 2020 JANFY 2020 JANFY 2020 JANFY 2020 JAN
El Paso6274016041,272
Laredo1,041143261,5062,716
San Diego83619221,4122,442
Tucson533214392950
Total3,037396333,9147,380

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 FEBFY 2020 FEBFY 2020 FEBFY 2020 FEBFY 2020 FEB
El Paso425193512959
Laredo851160221,3812,414
San Diego59221721,3802,191
Tucson63924113721,046
Total2,507420383,6456,610

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 MARFY 2020 MARFY 2020 MARFY 2020 MARFY 2020 MAR
El Paso228200394642
Laredo45561159241,455
San Diego21515561,0151,391
Tucson2821119271583
Total1,180247402,6044,071

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 APRFY 2020 APRFY 2020 APRFY 2020 APRFY 2020 APR
El Paso282136148
Laredo8313243267
San Diego0123415430
Tucson12606179
Total222918855924

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 MAYFY 2020 MAYFY 2020 MAYFY 2020 MAYFY 2020 MAY
El Paso11911222253
Laredo311411472528
San Diego21185686730
Tucson1013119133
Total7342301,4991,644

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 JUNFY 2020 JUNFY 2020 JUNFY 2020 JUNFY 2020 JUN
El Paso61727344394
Laredo131012504539
San Diego385539681,064
Tucson41614155216
Total9888561,9712,213

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 JULFY 2020 JULFY 2020 JULFY 2020 JULFY 2020 JUL
El Paso182726357428
Laredo14719645685
San Diego1842111,0491,120
Tucson11712130160
Total6183682,1812,393

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 AUGFY 2020 AUGFY 2020 AUGFY 2020 AUGFY 2020 AUG
El Paso201324301358
Laredo212237791871
San Diego5159231,1331,266
Tucson141117194236
Total1061051012,4192,731

 FMUAUACAMCSATOTAL
Field OfficesFY 2020 SEPFY 2020 SEPFY 2020 SEPFY 2020 FY 2020 SEP
El Paso91825259311
Laredo224127799889
San Diego3752301,3451,464
Tucson18165200239
Total86127872,6032,903
Last Modified: January 7, 2021