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U.S. Border Patrol Southwest Border Apprehensions by Sector FY2018

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

Comparisons below reflect Fiscal Year 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018) compared to the same time period for Fiscal Year 2017.

Unaccompanied Alien Children by Sector
Sector FYTD2017 FYTD2018 % Change
FYTD17 to FYTD18
Big Bend 712 951 34%
Del Rio 1,275 1,214 -5%
El Centro 1,301 2,465 89%
El Paso 3,665 4,931 35%
Laredo 1,876 2,661 42%
Rio Grande 22,417 21,557 -4%
San Diego 1,383 2,241 62%
Tucson 3,311 4,624 40%
Yuma 2,534 5,060 100%
USBP Southwest Border Total 38,474 45,704 19%

Southwest Border Family Unit* Apprehensions

Comparisons below reflect Fiscal Year 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018) compared to the same time period for Fiscal Year 2017.

Family Unit* Apprehensions by Sector

Sector

FYTD2017

FYTD2018

% Change
FYTD17 to FYTD18

Big Bend

872 651 -25%

Del Rio

2,363 2,512 6%

El Centro

1,679 2,898 73%

El Paso

8,323 9,641 16%

Laredo

816 532 -35%

Rio Grande

47,260 54,498 15%

San Diego

2,782 3,604 30%

Tucson

1,907 3,860 102%

Yuma

5,429 12,367 128%
USBP Southwest Border Total 71,431 90,563 27%

Unaccompanied Alien Children Apprehensions by Country

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Years 2013-2017, FYTD 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

Unaccompanied Alien Children Apprehensions by Country
Country FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FYTD 2018
El Salvador 5,990 16,404 9,389 17,512 9,143 4,371
Guatemala 8,068 17,057 13,589 18,913 14,827 20,701
Honduras 6,747 18,244 5,409 10,468 7,784 9,830
Mexico 17,240 15,634 11,012 11,926 8,877 9,300

Family Unit* Apprehensions by Country

Numbers below reflect Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017, FYTD 2018 (October 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

Family Units* Apprehensions by Country
Country FY 2016 FY 2017 FYTD 2018
El Salvador 27,114 24,122 11,525
Guatemala 23,067 24,657 42,757
Honduras 20,226 22,366 33,123
Mexico 3,481 2,217 2,036

*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.) 

 

Southwest Family Unit Subject and Unaccompanied Alien Children Apprehensions Fiscal Year 2018 - By Month

  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT FY 2018 OCT
Big Bend 109 126 819
Del Rio 150 96 1,046
El Centro 193 228 2,194
El Paso 212 208 1,489
Laredo 27 232 2,451
Rio Grande 2,923 1,405 9,719
San Diego 172 148 2,377
Tucson 170 388 3,853
Yuma 880 322 1,536
USBP Southwest Border Total 4,836 3,153 25,484
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 NOV FY 2018 NOV FY 2018 NOV
Big Bend 120 148 827
Del Rio 163 108 1,186
El Centro 246 217 2,123
El Paso 379 321 1,647
Laredo 60 202 2,283
Rio Grande 4,357 1,815 11,729
San Diego 206 196 2,760
Tucson 369 528 4,561
Yuma 1,116 438 1,970
USBP Southwest Border Total 7,016 3,973 29,086
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 DEC FY 2018 DEC FY 2018 DEC
Big Bend 113 140 802
Del Rio 222 91 1,113
El Centro 221 236 2,109
El Paso 523 299 1,713
Laredo 55 184 1,982
Rio Grande 4,842 1,902 11,668
San Diego 282 173 2,764
Tucson 398 498 4,402
Yuma 1,464 540 2,444
USBP Southwest Border Total 8,119 4,063 28,997
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 JAN FY 2018 JAN FY 2018 JAN
Big Bend 21 66 543
Del Rio 177 90 1,083
El Centro 129 196 2,052
El Paso 409 277 1,607
Laredo 29 244 2,296
Rio Grande 3,451 1,369 9,486
San Diego 179 170 3,171
Tucson 258 392 3,926
Yuma 1,001 398 1,814
USBP Southwest Border Total 5,654 3,202 25,978
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 FEB FY 2018 FEB FY 2018 FEB
Big Bend 18 77 838
Del Rio 221 98 1,306
El Centro 154 179 1,954
El Paso 506 250 1,737
Laredo 42 237 2,672
Rio Grande 3,216 1,386 9,610
San Diego 193 184 3,107
Tucson 267 368 3,824
Yuma 858 336 1,618
USBP Southwest Border Total 5,475 3,115 26,666
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 MAR FY 2018 MAR FY 2018 MAR
Big Bend 34 56 704
Del Rio 208 104 1,466
El Centro 225 231 2,697
El Paso 998 391 2,782
Laredo 46 282 3,650
Rio Grande 5,290 1,936 14,140
San Diego 325 222 4,101
Tucson 581 518 5,785
Yuma 1,168 401 2,064
USBP Southwest Border Total 8,875 4,141 37,389
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 APR FY 2018 APR FY 2018 APR
Big Bend 77 64 808
Del Rio 246 106 1,452
El Centro 196 214 2,790
El Paso 840 370 2,673
Laredo 41 282 3,371
Rio Grande 6,034 2,153 15,982
San Diego 291 190 3,644
Tucson 452 462 5,013
Yuma 1,471 446 2,504
USBP Southwest Border Total 9,648 4,287 38,237
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 MAY FY 2018 MAY FY 2018 MAY
Big Bend 51 153 743
Del Rio 122 169 1,487
El Centro 248 208 2,683
El Paso 868 1,026 3,508
Laredo 61 269 3,208
Rio Grande 6,660 2,858 17,491
San Diego 347 205 3,418
Tucson 311 411 4,759
Yuma 817 1,072 3,038
USBP Southwest Border Total 9,485 6,371 40,335
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 JUN FY 2018 JUN FY 2018 JUN
Big Bend 21 23 375
Del Rio 320 138 1,462
El Centro 365 213 2,327
El Paso 1,593 837 3,561
Laredo 50 208 2,585
Rio Grande 5,416 2,570 14,704
San Diego 397 204 3,014
Tucson 358 418 4,147
Yuma 914 472 1,916
USBP Southwest Border Total 9,434 5,083 34,091
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 JUL FY 2018 JUL FY 2018 JUL
Big Bend 22 28 456
Del Rio 280 96 1,364
El Centro 425 262 2,523
El Paso 1,429 423 2,891
Laredo 54 262 2,605
Rio Grande 5,215 1,929 13,241
San Diego 508 258 3,098
Tucson 267 330 3,241
Yuma 1,047 332 1,880
USBP Southwest Border Total 9,247 5,920 31,299
  FMUA UAC Total Apprehensions
Sector FY 2018 AUG FY 2018 AUG FY 2018 AUG
Big Bend 65 70 585
Del Rio 403 118 1,504
El Centro 497 281 2,831
El Paso 1,884 529 3,587
Laredo 67 259 2,785
Rio Grande 7,094 2,234 16,752
San Diego 704 291 3,509
Tucson 429 311 3,627
Yuma 1,631 303 2,364
USBP Southwest Border Total 12,774 4,396 37,544
Last modified: 
September 12, 2018