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Southwest Border Migration FY2018

 

SWB Migration FY18

U.S. Border Patrol Apprehensions FY2018

USBP Demographic OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP Total
Southwest Border UAC 3,155 3,972 4,061 3,202 3,111 4,140 4,284 6,367 5,080 3,911 4,393 4,360 50,036
Family Units 4,836 7,016 8,120 5,653 5,475 8,875 9,646 9,485 9,435 9,253 12,760 16,658 107,212
Southwest Border Total Apprehensions 25,488 29,085 28,995 25,975 26,666 37,390 38,243 40,339 34,089 31,299 37,524 41,486 396,579

*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 Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, a total of 396,579 individuals were apprehended between ports of entry on our Southwest Border. In FY 2017, USBP apprehended 303,916 individuals along our Southwest Border.

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

Office of Field Operations Inadmissibles FY2018

Field Operations Demographic OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP Total
Southwest Border UAC 653 726 934 720 648 1,104 1,047 825 526 495 487 459 8,624
Family Units 3,631 4,269 5,423 4,107 4,504 5,867 6,302 5,323 3,639 3,651 3,723 3,462 53,901
Southwest Border Total Inadmissibles 9,383 9,966 11,524 9,930 10,085 12,957 12,925 11,523 9,091 8,850 9,195 9,082 124,511

*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 FY 2018, 124,511 people presenting themselves at ports of entry on the Southwest Border were deemed inadmissible. In FY 2017 111,601 individuals 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: 
November 9, 2018