Source for below information which includes enforcement statistics for Customs and Border Protection’s actions and the Zero Tolerance Rules that the CBP agents were required to follow plus the instructions that were supposed to be presented to families:
TOTAL CBP ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS
Numbers below reflect FY2016 and FY2017 totals, FY2018TD (October 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018)
|OFFICE OF FIELD OPERATIONS (OFO)|
|U.S. BORDER PATROL|
|Total Enforcement Actions||690,637||487,481||410,346|
1Inadmissibles refers to 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.
2Apprehensions refers to the physical control or temporary detainment of a person who is not lawfully in the U.S. which may or may not result in an arrest.
Southwest Border Migration FY2018
U.S. Border Patrol Apprehensions FY2018 YTD (October 1 – May 31)
|Southwest Border Total Apprehensions||25,483||29,086||28,998||25,978||26,665||37,385||38,278||40,344||252,187|
Tables are accurate as of 6/1/18, totals change as data is adjudicated.
In May a total of 40,344 individuals were apprehended between ports of entry on our Southwest Border, compared with 38,278 in April and 37,385 in March. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, USBP apprehended 303,916 individuals along our Southwest Border, compared to 408,870 in FY16, 331,333 in FY15, and 479,371 in FY14.
For breakdown by Sector, visit USBP Southwest Border Apprehensions by Sector
Office of Field Operations Inadmissibles FY2018 YTD (October 1 – May 31)
|Southwest Border Total Inadmissibles||9,360||9,912||11,511||9,839||10,020||12,913||12,690||11,568||87,800|
Tables are accurate as of 6/5/18, totals change as data is adjudicated.
In May, 11,568 people presenting themselves at ports of entry on the Southwest Border were deemed inadmissible compared to 12,690 in April, and 12,913 in March. In FY 2017 111,275 individuals were deemed inadmissible compared to 150,825 in FY16, 114,486 in FY15 and 90,601 in FY14.
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: June 20, 2018
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