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FOIA Reading Room

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reading room provides a library of documents which may be downloaded and reviewed for topics related to FOIA. For more information, please visit the CBP FOIA page.

To use the Reading Room, please search below.

    • USBP and OFO statistics | Statistical Records

      These documents contain data and statistics from USBP and OFO. Disposition codes, descriptions, and categories. Border Patrol nationwide apprehensions 1960-2017, FY2008, 2009, 2011, FY 2012-2019

    • Non-Immigrants Admission Codes Data | Statistical Records

      The number of attempted admission of an alien as H-1B, L-1, L-2 H-2B, H-2R, H-2A, H-4, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-2, E-1, E-2, E-3 for nonimmigrants

    • Apprehensions By Sector | Statistical Records

      These documents contain data on apprehensions by Border Patrol Sector.  

    • We Build The Wall | Significant Records of Interest

      Records and communications pertaining to the “We Build the Wall” organization.

    • Venntel Analytics | Significant Records of Interest

      Venntel Analytics documents. (ACLU Michigan records)

    • Title 42 CBP-2020-074326 | Significant Records of Interest

      CDC guidance as it pertains to UAC and statistics pertaining to UAC not admitted and those placed into removal proceedings due to expulsion under the

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The PDFs from this section of our website may not be fully accessible under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Members of the public may request a Section 508 compliant accessible copy of a released document, if needed. When requesting accessibility assistance, please indicate your name, email, a phone number where you can be reached, and the accessible document requested. Please send your reasonable modification request to the FOIA mailbox at with the subject line "FOIA Disability Modification" or call (202) 325-0150. A representative from our office will contact you to address your request.

(If you need telecommunication relay service (TRS) assistance to communicate with the CBP FOIA Office and you are in the United States, please dial 711 to obtain TRS assistance and notify the Communications Assistant that you want to contact the CBP FOIA Office at the telephone number (202) 325-0150.)

PLEASE NOTE: A Section 508 compliant accessible copy of a document may be altered to meet disclosure requirements but will contain the same information.

Last Modified: Jan 04, 2024